Time for “Back to School”

Posted 07/19/19 by Melynda Sampson

The kids don’t want to hear this but schools in the Ohio Valley will be starting soon.  There are many programs happening to try to help families that are struggling get their kiddos back to school prepared.  We would like to let you know of a few so if you need assistance or if you can help out by donating you have the information you need.

Brooke County: AUGUST 13th from 1-3pm @ the Salvation Army, 401 Commerce St., Wellsburg, WV.  Brooke County students welcome to come and receive free school supplies along with hot dog, chips and drinks. Call 304-737-0071

Ohio County:AUGUST 1, 2019 from 10am-4pm @ Wheeling Park. Youth Services System Inc. invites everyone to enjoy a FREE day! Cool off in the pool, paddle around the pond and putt around the mini-golf course. Pick up free school supplies and helpfulful information on local resources at the ice rink, where inflatables, games, crafts, food, entertainment and more will take place all day. Everything is FREE!

AUGUST 10, 2019 beginning at 10am (1st come, 1 served) at the North Wheeling Youth Center, 407 Main Street, Wheeling, WV there will be free school supplies for all are students.  Student must be present with parent/guardian to receive supplies.  For more information call 304-233-4299.

Marshall County: JULY 24th from 8am-12pm @ the Moundsville Training Center (the former Moundsville Penitentiary).  Marshall County students can receive free school supplies, health/dental checks, hair cuts and hygiene items.  There will also be face painting and prize drawings.   Message on Facebook under Marshall County Schools Back to School Fun Fair.