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Free School Supplies for Kids – Register Soon!

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The Tarrant County Back to School Roundup happens on August 10 at the Will Rogers Center. This is a yearly event that helps needy students in Tarrant County get free school supplies and other necessities before the school year begins. To attend the roundup and get supplies, you must pre-register your child. Pre-registration events have been happening throughout the summer, but there are still a few registration events left to attend. You can see the complete list of pre-registration events here. The last two will happen as follows:

Monday, Aug. 1: H&R Block, 1828 E. Park Row Dr. Ste A, Arlington – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 3: H&E Block, 5411 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Before you go to the pre-registration event, you will need to bring some documents. You must bring a picture ID (drivers license, state ID or military ID, consular ID), proof of Tarrant County residency (utility bill from June, July or August; mail sent to your address with postmark from June, July or August; letter from landlord on company letterhead from June, July or August) and proof of income. Proof of income can include paycheck stubs, a letter from your employer verifying your annual income, or a letter showing participation in Medicaid, a free lunch program, or other benefit program. You must meet the HHS Federal Poverty Guidelines to qualify to participate in the roundup. You can see those guidelines here. For more information on the documents you will need to bring, see this page. You’ll also need to fill out a registration form.

In addition to receiving school supplies, kids who participate in the roundup can also get free immunizations, haircuts, dental/vision screenings, and more.

The Will Rogers Center is at 3401 W. Lancaster Ave. in Fort Worth.

 

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Free School Supplies – Pre-Register Now

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If your child needs school supplies for the fall, and you cannot afford them, make sure to check out the Back to School Roundup, Tarrant County’s annual event that provides local kids with free school supplies to start the school year. The roundup will happen Aug. 20 at the Will Rogers Center in Fort Worth, but you must be pre-registered to attend! Pre-registration events happen throughout Tarrant County through August 12; see a list of them here.

When you attend the pre-registration event, you’ll need to bring a completed application form, plus proof of Tarrant County residency, a picture ID and proof of income. See more about the documents you’ll need here.

In addition to free school supplies, kids who attend the roundup can also get health, dental and vision screenings, immunizations, haircuts and more.

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Back-to-School Roundup: Register Now

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Summer vacation is still young, but now is the time to pre-register for the Tarrant County Back-to-School Roundup,  scheduled for Aug. 6 at the Will Rogers Center. Kids from Pre-K through 12th grade who live in Tarrant County can attend this event and receive free school supplies. Students must meet certain eligibility requirements to participate; see the income guidelines here. In addition to school supplies, kids who attend the roundup can receive health, dental and vision screenings, immunizations, haircuts and information on education, health and social services.

You must pre-register by Aug. 1 in order to attend the event. The first few pre-registration events have already happened. The next one is July 3 from 1-3 p.m. at the Como Community Center in Fort Worth. See a complete list of pre-registration events here. When you attend the pre-registration event, you must bring a picture ID (like a driver’s license), proof of Tarrant County residency, and proof of income. Find details on these documents here. You should also fill out this application.

The last pre-registration event is Aug. 1, but don’t wait until then to register – the last few registrations are typically overcrowded, with very long lines. Here’s to a great school year!

 

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Free School Supplies at Back-to-School Roundup

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Wednesday, Aug. 7 is the Tarrant County Back to School Roundup, a one-day event that provides free school supplies to local children who qualify. If you cannot afford to purchase your child’s school supplies this year, you will definitely want to attend! However, there are a few caveats. First, you must qualify by meeting certain eligibility requirements. You must also show proof of your income (see the link for detailed info). You must also register for the roundup by Friday, Aug. 2. Print out a pre-registration form and bring it to one of the remaining pre-registration events. There are only two remaining events:

Tuesday, July 30; 4 – 6 p.m.
Stripling Middle School
2100 Clover Lane
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Friday, August 2; 3 – 5 p.m.
H&R Block
2804 Cleburne Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76110

Don’t forget to bring the required documentation to the pre-registration event, including an ID, proof of residency, and proof of income.

Once you pre-register, you can attend the Aug. 7 event, which happens at Will Rogers Memorial Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to the school supplies, kids can also get free haircuts, free immunizations, backpacks (pre-K through grade 5), dental screenings, kids’ activities and more.

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Free School Supplies at Back-to-School Roundup

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If there isn’t room in your budget for next year’s school supplies, make plans to attend the Tarrant County Back to School Roundup on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at the Will Rogers Center. At this event, approximately 10,000 students in grades K-12 will receive free school supplies. Kids in pre-K  through 5th grade will also receive backpacks. This is always a very popular event with lots of attendees. The Back to School Roundup also includes:

  • free haircuts for kids
  • Free dental screenings, fluoride applications, free toothbrushes and toothpaste for students
  • free immunizations for school kids
  • Free health screenings and services for both schoolchildren and their families
  • Kids activities, games and interactive demonstrations and booths

To be eligible to receive school supplies, you must reside in Tarrant County and meet the 2012 Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. You must also pre-register for the event by July 30 by printing this registration form and bringing it to an upcoming pre-registration event, along with proof of residency (utility bill, lease or other mail) and proof of income (check stub, Medicaid or CHIP letter, TANF Award Letter, free/reduced lunch award letter, etc.). The first pre-registration event is on June 26 from 4-7 p.m. at the Kennedale Community Center. Start gathering your documentation now and get your ducks in a row well before registration so you’re sure to get a spot!

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Register Now For Free School Supplies

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On Wednesday, Aug. 10, various Tarrant County groups and companies will sponsor the Back to School Roundup, an event that enables certain Tarrant County families to receive school supplies for free.

Here are the details: To qualify, you must be a resident of Tarrant County, have children 4-18 years old enrolled in public school, and meet the 2011 Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. (Not sure? Check here.) You must pre-register for the fair by July 30. Pre-registration will take place at various locales around Tarrant County; see a schedule here. Bring this form with you when you come to the pre-registration, as well as a picture ID, proof of residency (like a utility bill), and proof of income (pay stub, Medicaid letter, etc). Note that a limited number of vouchers will be given at each registration, so show up early!

The Back to School Roundup will take place at The Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster Ave. While you’re there, your kids can also get free haircuts, free immunizations, free dental screenings, toothbrushes and toothpaste, and more.

If you live in Dallas, pre-register in person by July 30 for the Mayor’s Back to School Fair, which happens Aug. 4 at Fair Park.

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