REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- As summer break starts to wind down, it's time to for families to start thinking about heading back to school.
A Rockingham County non-profit wants to make sure you have all the supplies you need. The Last Dons organization has collected 1,200 backpacks and they're ready to hand them out to you, for free this Saturday, August 4, 2018.
Katrina Harrison started the giveaway so families with tight budgets wouldn't have to worry about spending money on school supplies.
Harrison says the lines get long so come early and pack some patience. Everyone in line will get a backpack while supplies last. The only rule is that students need to be present.
Each backpack will be filled with paper, pencils, pens and other items students need for the start of the new school year.
This giveaway will also feature other resources for families, including free health services and free food.
The Last Dons Back to School Supply Giveaway is Saturday, August 4, 2018. The event was moved from Courtland Park due to rain in the forecast. It will now be held at Reidsville High School. The giveaway starts at 11 a.m. while supplies last. Again, students must be present to collect a backpack.