Budgets are tight and school is getting ready to start. School supplies may be hard to come by for some families. Several businesses and organizations have stepped up and will be giving FREE school supplies in a party atmosphere with a “Back to School Bash!”

The Midwest Technical Institute in Springfield will be hosting a back-to-school bash on Saturday, August 6, from 10 am to 1 pm. The first 100 attendees will receive a free backpack. Enjoy the school supplies scavenger hunt. FREE

Sunday, August 7 from 5-8 pm, Taney and Stone County families can get ready for the back-to-school season by heading to the Branson RecPlex for free backpacks, swimming, inflatables, games, and more FREE

Ozark students can have fun at the pool while getting free school supplies on Saturday, August 13 frp, 6:30-8:30 pm.  The Neil Grubaugh Pool will  host a back-to-school bash with inflatables, food, games, snow cones, and free school supplies. Free

Free backpacks and school supplies to Ozark families will be at The Way Community Church Saturday, August 13 from 6:30-9:30 pm. Enjoy free food plus a movie.

Free backpacks with school supplies for kids in Clever at the First Baptist Church , August 13 from 5-7 pm. The event will also have inflatables, food, and free haircuts for kids.

It’s a Back to School Bash in Springfield!  Eagle Heights Worship Center  is hosting a back-to-school bash on August 14. Students can get free haircuts, free groceries, free clothes, free school supplies, and a free lunch. The event is from 11 am-3 pm.  Please register HERE

Its Backpacks, socks and shoes at the Seymour Nazarene Church‘s back-to-school bash on Sunday, August 14 from 4-6 pm

Kids get free school supplies and free haircuts, at the  Brighton Baptist Church  Games, activities, and food. The event will be August 21 from 4-6 pm.