Get free backpacks and school supplies for your kids at these Houston area events

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A number of resources are available around the Houston area to help families get the supplies they need for their children as they head back to school.

Check the list below to see what these free events have to offer.

HISD's Back to School Extravaganza
Friday, August 23
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Delmar Stadium
2020 Mangum Road
Houston, TX 77092

Houston ISD families can receive free school supplies as well as health and dental screenings to help prepare for the 2019-2020 school year.

Free assistance will also be available to help with Medicaid applications, Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) renewal and recertification, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

You can call the district at 713- 556-7237 for transportation assistance.

Heroes Against Harvey
Sunday, August 25

2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
MacGregor Park
5225 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77021

The community service initiative will offer a back to school giveaway.

Shape Up to Ship Out Back to School Drive
Sunday, August 25
2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Kosmetik Hair Studio
6509 Westheimer Rd., Unit 6511
Houston, TX 77057

Free back to school drive and hair cuts. Kids can also enjoy a bounce house.

Back to School Backpack Giveaway
Now through September 30
Pure Dental Studio
9101 Jones Road
Houston, TX 77065

Receive a clear backpack with school supplies, while supplies last. Restrictions may apply.

For more information, email the studio or call 832-604-7737.

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