Free school supplies usually come once a year and right now the Atlanta area has plenty of locations to choose from. Your 2014 back to school savings can begin this Friday by stopping by one of many donation centers throughout the Atlanta area.
To collect your freebies just show up early as many families will be searching for deals on school supplies this year. You can’t beat free when it comes to these types of savings so make sure you check out this list of donation centers.
Donation centers for the 2014 school year will be giving out items such as notebook, pens, pencils, paper and backpacks. Many United Way partners will also be offering food and entertainment during this give-away.
Agapa Community Center- Atlanta
On August 1, backpacks filled with back to school freebies will be given away from 10-4 pm. The only restriction is that your child must be there to pick up the free school supplies. It is recommended that you show up at 8 am to register as the backpacks are usually gone by noon. Phone: 404-355-1877.
XOOMBUS Kids Action Center – Duluth
On August 2, free school supplies will be available from 11-3 pm. These back to school freebies will not last long so get there early. Phone: 404-855-1510.
Lillian Webb Community Park- Norcross
On August 2, the Gwinnett Bears Youth Football Program will be offering free school supplies beginning at 12:00. This is their first back to school event and will also include free haircuts, food, entertainment, and book bags. Phone: 770-417-2212.
Oakhurst Medical Centers, Inc. – Stone Mountain
On August 2, free school supplies, book bags, and immunizations will be offered between 10-2 pm. Phone: 404-298-8998.
Andrew and Walter Young Family YMCA- Atlanta
On August 3, free school supplies and hair cuts will be given during a hosted basketball game. There are no restrictions, just show up between 2-6 pm. Phone: 404-523-9622.
Jefferson Recreation Center- East Point
On August 8, the Brotherhood of the World, Inc. and East Point Parks and Recreation will be giving away free school supplies as well as food and games beginning at 11 am. This donation center asks that you sign up at their website to ensure that you receive your back to school freebies. Phone: 404-914-1262.
Don’t forget about this weekends’ sales tax holiday throughout Georgia. Save big on back to school supplies all weekend!