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

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 pghbrownmamas@gmail.com

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Muffy Mendoza is an author, speaker and founder of Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a support group for nearly 4,000 African-American moms in the Pittsburgh region. To further fill the void Muffy has created a line of educational products focused on helping Black moms be the best moms, too. Her first book, The Brown Mama Mindset: A Blueprint for Black Moms on Life, Love & Home, was featured at the 2018 Essence Festival and is currently sold in various cities across the U.S. Muffy champions the beauty of Black motherhood everywhere she goes, even on the TEDx stage. Find out more about Muffy on muffymendoza.com.

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