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Baton Rouge groups holding school supply drive Saturday

3 weeks 12 hours 29 minutes ago Thursday, September 03 2020 Sep 3, 2020 September 03, 2020 11:00 PM September 03, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Several groups are partnering with the Baton Rouge Police Department to host a back-to-school supply drive Saturday.

The Safety Place, Healthy Blue and CATS will all host the Drive-Thru Back to School Bash with the help of BRPD. The donation drive will offer 600 free school supply kits for different grade levels.

The event will be held at the Baton Rouge Police Department located on 9000 Airline Hwy on Saturday, September 5th from 10 a.m. – noon. Visitors can arrive as early as 9 a.m. to start lining up. Visitors are advised not to exit their vehicles and to wear a face mask.  

Community partners Cortana Kiwanis of Baton Rouge will provide reading books, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital will offer snack bags, and Coca Cola Bottling Company & Unitech will keep everyone hydrated.

Children do not have to be present, but the number of kits are limited to two for children who are not present. One school supply pack will be given to each school-age child present in the vehicle. 

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