School supplies to be given away Friday and Saturday

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - Two big events will take place on Friday and Saturday that are aimed at getting students all the supplies that they need for the coming school year.

On Friday, the Community Partners of Rowan will be hosting a "Back To School Drive" from 12pm - 4pm.

This event will be held at the First Legacy Community Credit Union located at 2146 Statesville Boulevard in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Organizers are looking for contributors, donations, collection sites and sponsors, and will be giving away school supplies including; book bags, notebooks, pencils, pens, school uniforms, vouchers and other supplies to assist our children to return to the classroom prepared.

The group will be offering other services including haircuts, games, musical entertainment, magician, food and drinks during this event.

If you are willing to take part in our group, we appreciate any assistance that you can offer. For details on how you can help please contact:

The Community Partners of Rowan at (704) 640-6263.

On Saturday morning, school supplies will be given away at the First Baptist Church First Ministry Center on N. Fulton Street.  The hours for this giveaway are 7am to 1pm.