Several metro-area churches are hosting back-to-school activities and school supply giveaway events.
Free health screenings and haircuts along with backpacks and school supplies will be offered at the third annual “Day of Hope” presented by People’s Church on Aug. 2.
Church leaders said the event will be at Douglass High School. The school supply and backpack giveaway is geared for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. The health screenings, sports physicals, dental screenings and haircuts will be offered to students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
People’s Church has two campuses: 800 E Britton Road in Oklahoma City and 351 N Air Depot Blvd. in Midwest City.
The following events are free, unless otherwise noted:
“Day of Hope” backpack giveaway and back-to-school event sponsored by People’s Church, 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 2, Douglass High School, 900 N Martin Luther King. To donate medical or school supplies, call 775-9991. Information: www.peopleschurch.tv.
“Slip-N-Slide Back-to-School” outreach hosted by Family of Faith Church, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 2 at the church, 13500 SE 15, Choctaw. Backpacks, school supplies and nearly new clothing giveaway for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Hot dogs, water activities and inflatables also featured. Information: 769-8751 or www.familyoffaithok.com.
“Back-to-School Bash” hosted by Capitol Hill Baptist Church, 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 3 at the church, 304 SW 134. Event includes school supply and backpack giveaway for children in prekindergarten through 12th grade. Food, music, games, door prizes and inflatables also will be offered. Information: 799-9799, www.chbchurch.org or www.facebook.com/chbcbacktoschoolbash.
“Backpack 5000” backpack and school supply outreach hosted by OKC Faith Church, Aug. 9 at the church, 800 S Portland. Sessions will be at 8, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Information: 948-7100 or www.okcfaith.com.
“Back-to-School Roundup” hosted by Streams of Water ministry at Alameda Church of Christ,” 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 at the church, 801 E Alameda. Free lunches and backpacks while supplies last, free haircuts, health screenings for children newborn to age 5. Information: 321-0788 or www.alamedacofc.org.