The Salvation Army Homewood-Brushton Hosts Back2School Backpack Giveaway for K-12 Students

Aug 20, 2021 | by Stephanie Rex

Who

The Salvation Army Homewood-Brushton Worship and Service Center

What

Local parents and children will find the support they need for the new school year at The Salvation Army Homewood-Brushton Worship and Service Center. Families with children from grades K-12 that live within the area are welcome to drop by to receive new backpacks and supplies on a first come, first served basis. The first 100 students to attend will receive new backpacks. Students must be present the day of the backpack giveaway. No registration is required for backpacks.

In addition, children are also welcomed to receive two new outfits from our Blessings Boutique, which provides brand new clothing for children in our area. Registration for clothing is required by calling 412-242-1434, ext. 208.

Please bring proof of residence in the following zip codes: 15201, 15206, 15213, 15224, 15232, 15203, 15219, 15222, 15230, 15231, 15240, 15260, 15223, 15208, 15221, 15215, 15235, 15147. Proof of residency includes mail from school, utility bill, etc.

Why

Many families throughout our community are facing increased financial challenges as the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The Salvation Army Western PA Division’s Back-to-School Assistance programs across 28 counties offer much-needed support in the form of backpacks, clothes, shoes, and more. 

When

Monday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Where

8020 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15211


Contact:

Stephanie Rex, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division

Email  |  Office: (412) 446-1642  |  Cell: (412) 463-2942


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