The H.E.L.P. House is gearing up for its annual school outreach program, which provides backpacks to children from kindergarten to eighth grade.
The backpacks will be given out from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at H.E.L.P. House, 122 E. Center St., London.
The organization is looking for backpacks, No. 2 pencils, 24 count crayons, large glue sticks, washable markers, rounded scissors, pointed scissors, large erasers, colored pencils, rulers, pocket folders, vinyl zippered pouches, spiral bound wide-rule notebooks and plastic supply boxes.
Volunteers are needed to assist with set up for the back to school outreach event at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11.
For more information about the back to school outreach, contact Chandra Kelly at 614-202-1471.
The next outreach will be Sept. 17 to distribute clothing for children and Oct. 22 for a coat giveaway.