Let's get ready for school!
The 15th annual Mayor's Back to School Fair will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Automobile and Centennial Buildings in Fair Park presented by Walmart and Sam's Club. The Mayor's Back to School Fair is a collaborative effort between the City of Dallas, Dallas area schools, public health departments, state agencies, non-profit organizations, corporations and hundreds of volunteers. Together, we help economically disadvantaged children start off the new school year with many of their school-related needs met in a 'one-stop destination.'
•The Fair is free and open to the public. Free school supplies are made available to families with school-aged children who (a) reside in the City of Dallas or attend Dallas ISD schools and (b) who meet eligibility requirements.
Is there a cost to attend?
No, it is a free event.Who is eligible to receive the free school supplies?
Recipients of free school supplies must be public school children
from the ages of 5 – 18, who reside in the City of Dallas or attend a Dallas ISD school, and
whose families meet Federal Poverty Income guidelines:
•Eligible students can avoid long lines and guarantee their receipt of free school supplies at the Fair by:
» pre-registering for this event by mail, or
» pre-registering at one of our 22 pre-registration events
•Hundreds of volunteers are needed. Learn how you can help.
•The Mayor's Back to School Fair is made possible through corporate and individual contributions and in-kind donations. Learn how you can be a sponsor.
•Interested in getting in front of tens of thousands of visitors in a highly energized, family-friendly setting? Contact Vicki Wait at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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