Back-to-school supply drives in the Upstate

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UPSTATE, S.C. (WSPA) – Supply drives in our area are in full swing ahead of the upcoming school year. We’ve compiled a list of drives in the Upstate.

Anderson Co.

Aug. 7 – 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Anderson Mall on N. Main St./ First 100 kids get free backpacks with school supplies

Cherokee Co.

Aug. 7 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Gaffney Walmart on Walton Dr./ Cherokee Co. Sheriff’s Office will collect supplies

Greenville Co.

Aug. 12 – 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Morningside Baptist Church on Pelham Rd./ Select Health of South Carolina’s First Choice health plan will provide health info and backpacks with school supplies for grades K-12 while quantities last.

Laurens Co.

Aug. 13 – 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Pizza Hut on East Main St. in Laurens/ Kids 12 and under will receive goodie bags with school supplies at Back to School Bash

Spartanburg Co.

Aug. 7 – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – St. Matthews Lane in Spartanburg/ Respect Ya-Self nonprofit providing backpacks, supplies, food and games

Aug. 14 – 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Monk Grove Lodge located at 661 Monk Grove Church Road / School supplies will be provided.

Union Co.

August 14 – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – 441 Duncan Bypass near a construction company /  School Supply/ Book Bag Drive

Aug. 14 – 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Town of Carlisle located at 3911 Fishdam Avenue / Drive thru distribution of bookbags filled with school supplies.  Also, gift bags and treats will be given out.  The child must be present. 

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