We all can agree that more challenges await our students and teachers preparing to head back to school. There are some great organizations that are geared up to help families while preparing for the upcoming school year.

Friday, August 12

Back to School Rally (6:00 pm-9:00 pm)
Victory Temple Christian Life Center
10700 Westport Rd.
Independence, MO

At the Back to School Rally there will be free backpack filled with school supplies. ENJOY FREE FOOD, VENDORS,health Screening, art workshop, games and Baptism. Live music and much more Bring your own lawn chairs.

Back-to-School Clothing Giveaway (5:00 pm-8:00 pm)
Linn Valley Community Church
86 S Linn Valley Dr.
Linn Valley, KS 66040

All of the clothing being given away is new, and participants will be given one outfit per child, plus socks and underwear.
We ask all participants to register at linnvalleycommunitychurch.org, the Linn Valley POA office, or at the Linn Valley Community Church office.
The event is open to all families in the area. We ask for logistic’s sake that on August 12th, only Linn Valley residents come, and on August 13th, any other families are invited to attend.

Back to School Bash (6:00 pm)
Faith Chapel OP
15000 Newton Dr.
Overland Park, KS 66223

Free event! Free food, free haircuts, family fun and outdoor movies. Plus 20 FREE backpacks with supplies to help families prepare for the school year.

Saturday, August 13

Back to School Pool Party (6:30 pm)
Oak Grove Aquatic Center
E. White Rd.
Oak Grove, MO

Happy 4th Birthday Oak Grove Chiropractic!
Join us for a Back to School Pool Party August 13, 2022 from 6:30pm-8:30pm!
Swimming, Cake, Prizes, and Tons of fun!
**Tickets are free but MUST be reserved in advance!

Back to School Community Resource Bash (10:00 am-1:00 pm)
10516 Grandview Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64137

Free school supplies, raffles, free food, vendors and entertainment.

Back to School Supply Giveaway (11:00 am-2:00 pm)
3500 E. 31st St.
Kansas City, MO 64128

Giving away 75 free backpacks! First come first serve. There will also be a raffle for a $50 gas card.

Sunday, August 14

Back to Schoo Bash (5:00 pm-7:00 pm)
9421 Meadow View Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66227

Inflatables, BBQ, ministry open houses and more. The event will be rain or shine.

Back to School Bash (4:00 pm-6:00 pm)
New Life Assembly
118 5th St.
Baldwin City, KS 66006

There will be prizes, food, drinks, music, games and more. You can register to win prizes too!

Sunday, August 21

Back to School Bash (5:00 pm-8:00 pm)
Morning Star Church
998 N. 1771 Rd.
Lawrence, KS

Calling all students and their families from Kindergarten to College: Join us Sunday, August 21st for our 2nd Annual Back 2 School Bash! The fun will start at 5:00 PM with a water slide and bounce house for the kids, giveaways, yard games, AND live music! Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on and 5$ for Bigg’s BBQ (Venmo or Cash accepted). If BBQ isn’t your thing, you can also bring a picnic for you and your family.
Come out for a last summer hooray before the new school year starts! Students AND their families are welcome!

Friday, August 26

Back to School Block Party (5:00 pm-7:00 pm)
LifeQuest Church
1400 N. Scott Ave.
Belton, MO 64012

Enjoy bounce houses, bubble stations, snow cones, hot dogs, popcorn, splash zone, face painting and sidewalk chalk art competition.