NBA star and former Yakima Valley College basketball player MarJon Beauchamp will be handing out backpacks in Yakima on Saturday, August 20th.
The Back to School Backpack Raffle, at the OIC Henry Beauchamp, Jr Community Center, will begin at 11am.
Students are encouraged to come meet MarJon and get a free backpack, school supplies and there will also be haircuts, food and concessions.
Beautifully Inspired in Kennewick invites host families to a back-to-school barbecue on August 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event, at 3616 W. 27th Ave in Kennewick, is for foster families and will be an opportunity to share resources and get school supplies.
On Monday, August 22, the Tri-Cities Diversity and Inclusion Council will hold its Back to School Party from 4 to 8 pm at the Hapo Center in Pasco.
The event, for students of all ages, will offer school supplies and a community resource fair.