Back to school season is in full effect in West Alabama. It may be hard to keep up with all the events going on in the area. That's where we come in to help!

It's almost time for West Alabama students to head back to the classrooms. With many households still being impacted by COVID-19, it may be hard for them to purchase school supplies. It's so touching to see so many community organizations teaming up to offer free school supplies to community members.

There are plenty of back-to-school events happening around West Alabama. Some events are offering free food, and others are even giving away masks and hand sanitizers.

If you're looking for community events that have free school supplies so your kids can be ready for the upcoming school year, look no further. We were able to compile a list of free back-to-school events.

Here's a list of back to school events in the Tuscaloosa area with free school supplies:


Wednesday, August 4th, 10a-2p @ Snow Hinton Park.  

  • Backpack giveaway
  • Free Masks & Hand Sanitizer
  • Free snacks and drinks
Friday, August 6th, 4p-6p at 2615 6th Street STE 8
  • Free Food
  • Games
  • Backpack giveaway
Saturday, August 6th, 3p-7p at 1903 27th Street, Northport, AL
  • Backpack giveaway
  • Food
  • Games
  • Bounce house
Saturday, August 7th & Sunday, 8th Westside Community Weekend
  • Free food
  • Swimming
  • Free School supplies
  • Free movie night
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Tuesday, August 10th, 11a-3p at The Tuscaloosa River Market
  • Free backpacks and school supplies
  • Free food
  • Community resources
If you know of any events with free school supplies that we're missing, feel free to let us know inside the chat feature of our free app.
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