HOPE School Services will be giving away FREE backpacks with school supplies on August 22 to students in grades K-12. HOPE’s Drive-Thru Backpack Giveaway will take place on Saturday, August 22 from 3pm–6pm at the Route 9 Library & Innovation Center Parking Lot located at 3022 New Castle Avenue, New Castle, Delaware 19720.
There is a limit of one free backpack with school supplies (per child) while supplies last. The child must be present to receive the backpack. Families must reside in New Castle County. Registration opens at 2:30pm, so come early!
FREE Backpacks & School Supplies!
This event is being provided to serve the community by gearing at-risk youth for academic success. We aim to help students excel academically by enhancing their learning opportunities.
What should be expected during HOPE’s drive thru back pack giveaway?
Arrive, Complete registration, get a back pack for each student registered, then exit to leave the lot.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Every student in attendance must be in grades K-12. They must be present with a parent/guardian to receive a backpack.
How are you responding to COVID-19?
We ask that you wear a mask, stay in your vehicles and practice social distancing. This event will be conducted as a drive-thru to pick-up the free backpacks & school supplies. We ask that ever attendee/recipient arrive & remain in a vehicle, for the safety of everyone in attendance, our community and volunteers.
How many backpacks can a student receive?
One backpack per child.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
All questions can be entered via our website (hopeschoolservices.com) then by clicking the “contact us” link.
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