Free school supplies, haircuts and immunizations available for Green Country students in need

TULSA -- As the 2017-2018 school year begins, parents stock up on the costly list of required school supplies and backpacks.

For some, the purchase of these items is a hardship.

To assist those in need, community churches and organizations have collected supplies and funds to donate not only school supplies and backpacks, but also haircuts and immunizations.

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Over the next few weeks these organizations are hosting back-to-school festivals, fairs and bashes. Some events even offer food, safety assistance and fun!

Here is a list of a few of the upcoming events:

Cuts for Kids
When: August 7th and 8th, 9am - 9pm
Where: Clary Sage College, 31st and Sheridan, Tulsa 918-298-8200
What: Free school haircuts on a walk-in basis
For: Students K-12

The Oklahoma Caring Van is offering free immunizations in various locations throughout the month of August. Click here for a schedule of free immunization locations.

Restore Hope Ministries
When: July 31st - August 4th and August 7th - 10th, 9:30 am - 11:30 am and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: Restore Hope Ministries, 2960 South Charles Page Blvd., Tulsa (918) 582-5766
What: School supplies provided through program called Project School Supplies. Supplies are
distributed at the time of registration. Must bring Social Security cards for parent/guardian and for children; photo ID for parent/guardian and proof of birth date for student. Application form required.
For: Students Pre K-12 in Tulsa County public schools. 

Back-to-School Community Resource Fair
When: August 15th, 9am – 11am
Where: Martin Regional Library, 2601 South Garnett Road, Tulsa, 918-549-7590
What: Free school supplies and backpacks for the first 200 school-age children, free eye screenings, free immunizations,
For: Students K-12

Broken Arrow Back-to-School Bash
When: August 5th, 9:00 am - noon
Where: Tulsa Technology Center – 4000 West Florence, Broken Arrow, 918-259-8400
What: Free haircuts, free school supplies, vision screenings, immunizations
For: Students K-12, photo ID required

Rogers County School Supply Giveaway
When: Donations accepted August 1st - 25th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: First United Methodist Church Claremore, 1615 North Hwy 88, Claremore, 918-341-4580
What: Student scan register to receive school supplies in Central Campus Children's Center
For: Students K-12 in Rogers County

Claremore Back-to-School Bash
When: August 12th, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Where: Northeast Technology Center, Claremore, 1901 North Hwy 88, 918-283-8310
What: Free eye screening, free immunizations, voucher for free haircut, jean exchange
For: Students K-12 in Rogers County

Bixby Outreach Center
When: August 10th, 4pm - 6pm
Where: Bixby Outreach Center, 114 Breckenridge, Bixby 918-366-9266
What: Free school supplies and backpacks, plus free hot dogs.
For: Students of Bixby, Keifer, Mounds, Haskell, Glenpool, Jenks, Leonard, and Liberty schools. Need to be a Bixby Outreach Center by 8/13/17.

Washington County School Supply Drive
When: August 5th - 7th
Where: St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 210 E. 9th Street, Bartlesville
What: Donate supplies before Aug. 4. Pack backpacks Aug. 5 & 6, Distribute backpacks August 7. To sign up to receive supplies before July 29, click here.
For: Students K-12, photo ID required

Please consider donating to any of these organizations.

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