It’s August and events offering free school supplies are ramping up all over Pittsburgh as kids prepare to head back to school later this month. You can trust Brown Mamas to always have your back. Here is a listing of events, festivals and organizations offering free school supplies to kids and families throughout the Pittsburgh region.
Brown Mamas’ List of Events Offering Free School Supplies in Pittsburgh
We are PPS Back to School Backpack Giveaway – 1-5 p.m. Aug. 21 at Pittsburgh Langley
South Hills Interfaith Movement Backpack Distribution – Aug. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Baldwin United Presbyterian Church
Expect to Succeed Back-to-School Celebration – Hill District Education Council – Saturday, August 19th 11 am – 2 pm
Homewood-Brushton Back-to-School Fest – Saturday, August 12, 12-3 pm at Crescent Early Childhood Center
Community Empowerment Association Book Bag Giveaway – August 26th, 12-3 pm at Community Empowerment Association
BME Back to School Bash – August 19th, 1 pm, 743 Penn Avenue, Wilkinsburgh, PA 15221
Windgap/Chartiers City Back-to-School Community Day – August 26th, 12-7 pm at Chartiers Playground & Field
Baptist Temple Church Community Day Celebration – August 13, 12:30 – 3 pm at Baptist Temple Church of Pittsburgh
The Lord’s Church Back 2 School Fest – Sunday, August 13 at 11:30 am at Monroeville Park
State Rep. Ed Gainey Annual Bookbag Giveaway – August 19th, 12 pm – 4 pm at Destiny International Ministries on Lemington Avenue
Wilkinsburgh Community Family Festival – August 26th, 11 am – 7 pm at Hunter Park
Lawrenceville United Back to School Bash – Saturday, August 23rd from 11 am – 1 pm at Arsenal Park
Summer Family Jam – Sunday, August 27th, 1-4 pm at 615 Taft Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15210
There it is Mamas! If you’re looking for more events offering free school supplies feel free to post in the Pittsburgh Brown Mamas Facebook group. Also for a list of after school programs in Pittsburgh click here. If you’re looking for Black-owned childcare centers in Pittsburgh click here.
If you know of any upcoming events offering free school supplies in Pittsburgh send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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