Back to school events are planned across Oklahoma City metro area

A number of organizations are planning back to school events in Oklahoma City.
BY YOUR NAME Staff Writer Published: July 28, 2012

Back to School

The following back-to-school events are planned in the metro area. Information on how to participate or give a donation may be obtained by calling the phone numbers listed.

• “Day of Hope” backpack, school supply and grocery giveaway, plus free health screenings, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Millwood High School field house, 6724 N Martin Luther King, and Midwest City High School, 213 Elm Drive, Midwest City. Sponsored by People's Church. Information:

• “Feeding 5,000/Impact 5,000” backpack and school supply giveaway, plus free meal, 9 a.m. Aug. 4, OKC Faith Church, 800 S Portland. Information: 948-7100.

• “Slip-n-Slide Back-to-School” backpack/supply giveaway and community fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 4, Family of Faith Church, 13500 SE 15, Choctaw. Information: 769-8751.

• “Back-to-School Roundup” backpack and school supply giveaway, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 4, Alameda Church of Christ with Streams of Water Ministry, 801 E Alameda, Norman. Information: 321-0788;

• School supply giveaway, 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 5, Capitol Hill Baptist Church, 304 SW 134. Information: 799-9799.

• School supply giveaway, 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 9, Eastside Church of Christ, 916 S Douglas, Midwest City. Students must bring referral from an authority that can identify need, such as a school official or the state Department of Human Services. Information: 732-0393.

• “Back-to-School Fest” school uniform and supplies giveaway, 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 11, Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1020 NE 42. Information: 424-2186.


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