THE LIST: Back-to-school giveaways around the Lowcountry

With the start of school just around the corner, parents and students are once again in need of...
With the start of school just around the corner, parents and students are once again in need of school supplies.(Source: WSFA 12 News)
Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 9:32 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 7, 2022 at 9:20 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -With the start of school just around the corner, parents and students are once again in need of school supplies.

To help out, several school supply giveaways have been scheduled around the Lowcountry.

Free school clothes and supplies:

There is a giveaway for students K through 8th grade throughout the Lowcountry. Each family is limited to five children for the giveaway. One bag of clothing and grade-specific school supplies will be provided for each child.

  • Monday, Aug. 8, at 4 p.m. 5931 North Murray Dr., Hanahan
  • Monday, Aug. 8, Time TBD, 407 S Laurel St., Summerville
  • Thursday, Aug. 11, at 4 p.m. 1157 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., West Ashley
  • Friday, Aug. 12, at 4 p.m. 1157 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., West Ashley
  • Saturday, Aug. 13, at 10 a.m. 1157 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., West Ashley
  • Saturday, Aug. 20, at 10 a.m. 1314 Sessionville Rd, James Island

Back-to-school supply giveaway:

A back-to-school supply giveaway in North Charleston is accepting donations such as backpacks, uniforms and shoes at 2025 Reynolds Ave.

  • Saturday, Aug. 13, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 3659 W. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Elementary and Middle school students in Goose Creek can get supplies such as bookbags at a giveaway.

  • Saturday, Aug. 13, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at 1055 Old Black River Rd, Goose Creek

In North Charleston, a back-to-school giveaway is offering free food, haircuts, braid styles and school supplies.

  • Saturday, Aug. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2929 Louise Dr., North Charleston.

Supply giveaway and bash:

A back-to-school event in North Charleston is offering an outdoor family movie night.

  • Saturday, Aug. 13 at 8 p.m. on 3950 Azalea Dr., North Charleston

A back-to-school rally in Ladson will have everything from free food, a jump castle, snow cones, drawing for gas cards, game truck and laptop drawings.

  • Sunday, Aug. 14 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on 3204 Heaton Dr., Ladson

At a back-to-school extravaganza in North Charleston, you can find groceries, hygiene kits, baby essentials distributed and 5000 backpacks filled with school supplies.

  • Sunday, Aug. 14 on 3947 Whipper Barony Ln., North Charleston

In Kingstree, school supplies, food and prizes can be found at a back-to-school luau.

  • Thursday, Aug. 18 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on 501 Nelson Blvd., Kingstree

Free school supplies and COVID testing:

You can get free supplies and a COVID test at an event in Lincolnville. Organizers say there will also be a jump castle, water slide, game truck, 3-on-3 basketball, live music, food and vendors.

  • Saturday, Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 128 West Hamilton St., Lincolnville

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