Drive-thru back to school drive to distribute free supplies for BR students
BATON ROUGE- A drive-thru back to school drive will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, for students returning to school in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to mayoral candidate C. Denise Marcelle.
The first 100 students, grades Pre-K through 12, can pick up free school supplies from backpacks to masks, even food will be distributed.
The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, at Geo Prep Academy. The school is located at 4006 Platt Dr. in Baton Rouge.
Marcelle announced the event on Thursday in a news release, stating the drive was sponsored by Attorney Gordon McKernan and Judge Yvette Alexander.
"C. Denise Marcelle wants to ensure the health and safety of children while they transition into this new school year and acclimate to the new norm."
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Louisiana students return to classroom as state transitions into Phase 3 of...
Theatre Baton Rouge to reopen with "American Son"
Schools welcoming back more students in the classroom during Phase 3
Hunters clean out their freezer to donate wild game to the Greater...
Community supports memorial blood drive held in honor of Denham Springs High...
Coach O speaks with media, says 'most' of team has had coronavirus
LSU's Neil Farrell opting back in for 2020 season
LHSAA moves up start of high school football, teams cleared to start...
LSU AD Scott Woodwards talks Game Day for Tiger Stadium
Former LSU Tiger Tre White emotional over new NFL deal