School starts again in just a few short weeks! Here’s San Antonio Mom Blogs’ list of places to donate school supplies and/or cash donations and our list of Back to School events, including wellness fairs and where to receive free school supplies:
Drives to Collect School Supplies
Monday, July 27, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
ChildSafe School Supply Drive
TriPoint Event Center, 3233 N. St. Mary’s St., 78212
All donations will benefit ChildSafe families.
Here’s the list of requested school supplies.
All Clothesline Cleaners are donation locations for District 1 Back to School Wellness Fair. They need the following supplies (or cash donations):
– new backpacks
– 70 ct. spiral notebooks (wide ruled)
– pocket folders
– crayons (16 or 24 count)
– glue sticks
– No. 2 pencils
– loose-leaf notebook paper
Stuff the Bus collection events for Communities in Schools (CIS-SA):
Monday, July 27 – Friday, August 7
Any San Antonio Starbuck’s location
Free tall Starbuck’s coffee or shaken iced tea with a donation of three new school supplies
Tuesday, August 4, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Corner Bakery Proceeds Day
(both Alamo Quarry Market and Stone Oak locations)
Place your receipt in the designated fishbowl and CIS-SA received a portion of the proceeds
Tuesday, August 4, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Kendra Scott Proceeds Party
310 Basse Road, #101
15% off your purchase with a school supply donation. Refreshments served. Proceeds benefit CIS-SA.
Wednesday, August 5, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Stuff the Bus Supply Drive Mixer hosted by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Broadway Bank
Broadway Bank Cheever Administration Bldg, 1177 NE Loop 410
Free admission with a school supply donation. Refreshments provided.
Thursday, August 6, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
J. McLaughlin Proceeds Party
Fun shopping event where 15% of the proceeds benefit CIS-SA.
Free Concert and School Supply Drive
Sunday, August 16
Back to School Concert and School Supplies Drive featuring Little Joe y La Familia
Javier Galvan: 11:00am- 1:30pm
Little Joe & La Familia: 2:00 pm -4:30pm
Brown Expo at Traders Village, 9333 Southwest Loop 410, 78242
Free concert ($3 parking per vehicle)
Enjoy a free concert featuring the best of Tejano, blues and country music. Donations of school supplies will be gladly accepted at the designated drop off areas.
Free Back to School Events, Wellness Fairs, and Free School Supplies
Tuesday, August 4, The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, 78209, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Back to School Bash with The DoSeum and KLRN: limited to 1,500 people – arrive early to ensure entry! Discover, Explore, Create and Learn at the 7th annual Back to School Bash! Explore exhibits and enjoy school readiness activities. While you’re here, stop by to meet and greet The Cat in the Hat!
Friday, August 7, Pica Pica Plaza, 910 SE Military Drive, 78214, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Back to School Event for school-aged children residing in City Council District 3. Parents must accompany their children. Supplies will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Saturday, August 8, Wonderland of the Americas, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Back to School Bash 2015: Tax free shopping, free hair cuts, discounted student athlete physicals, free dental screening, raffles every hour, Back to School Fashion Show, free arts and crafts/balloon artist from 1PM-3PM.
Saturday, August 8, Place for Life, 5820 NW Loop 410, 78238, 8:30 a.m. – until supplies run out
Back to School Event for school-aged children residing in City Council District 7. Parents must accompany their children. Supplies will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Saturday, August 15, The Neighborhood Place, 3014 Rivas St., 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
City Council District 1 School Supplies and Back to School Wellness Fair. Services available at the fair include immunizations, dental and vision screening, backpacks and school supplies, free food, and more. Backpacks will be distributed to elementary and middle school-age children. Services are available on first come first served basis, and there is no guarantee.
Saturday, August 15, Centro Med Clinic, 9011 Poteet-Jourdanton Fwy, 78224, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Back-to-School Health and Book Fair for residents of City Council District 4. Students must complete a dental exam, health screening, and immunizations before they can obtain free school supplies and get a haircut. Parent must accompany children.
Saturday, August 15, Harlandale ISD Boggess Center, 12121 SE Loop 410, 78221, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Senator Carlos Uresti’s Back to School Event. Back-to-School and Health Fair (including immunizations). Backpacks will be distributed to children (one per child) in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Saturday, August 22, South San Antonio High School Gymnasium, 7535 Barlite Blvd, 78224, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
State Representative Rick Galindo’s Back to School Event: free immunizations, school supplies, health screenings, and more will be available.
Sunday, August 23, Taft High School Gymnasium, 11600 W FM 471, 78253, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
State Representative Rick Galindo’s Back to School Event: Free immunizations, school supplies, health screenings, and more will be available.
Sunday, August 23: Japhet Builders Model Home, 8803 Napa Landing, Boerne, Texas 78015, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Back to School Blast. Free, family fun with bounce houses, face painting, pop ice treats, and a raffle.
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