Free school supplies, haircuts and immunizations available for Tulsa-area students in need

Posted at 9:50 AM, Aug 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 11:22:04-04

TULSA -- As the 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.


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:

Restore Hope Ministries
When: August 1st - 5th and 8th– 11th, M, T, W, Th, F 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 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. 

Rogers County School Supply Giveaway
When: August 1st through 19th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: First United Methodist Church Claremore, 1615 North Hwy 88, Claremore, 918-341-4580
What: Free school supplies
For: Students K-12 in Rogers County

Broken Arrow Back-to-School Bash
When: August 6th, 9:00 am - noon
Where: Tulsa Technology Center – 4000 West Florence, Broken Arrow, 918-259-8400
What: Free haircuts, free school supplies, free clothing, immunizations
For: Students K-12

Claremore Back-to-School Bash
When: August 6th, 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

Cuts for Kids
When: August 8th, 9th and 10th, 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Where: Clary Sage College, 31st and Sheridan, Tulsa 918-298-8200
What: Free school haircuts on a walk-in basis
For: Students K-12

Bixby Outreach Center
When: August 11th, 11am - 4 pm
Where: Bixby Outreach Center, 114 Breckenridge, Bixby 918-366-9266
What: Free school supplies and backpacks, plus free hot dogs.
For: Students of Keifer, Mounds, Haskell, Bixby, Glenpool, Jenks, and Liberty schools. If not a current client, bring proof of adress and valid ID

Back-to-School Expo
When: August 13th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: The Exchange Center at Expo Square, 4145 East 21st Street, Tulsa
What: Free school supplies and backpacks for the first 3,000 school-age children, free haircuts, free immunizations,
For: Students K-12

Back-to-School Community Resource Fair
When: August 18th, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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

Back-to-School Bash
When: August 20th, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Tulsa Technology Center, 3850 N. Peoria, Tulsa, Contact Rev. W.R. Casey 918-951-7407
What: Free school supplies,  free immunizations
For: Students K-12 in need, photo ID required

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.

Please consider donating to any of these organizations.

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