Drive-thru school supply giveaway being held Saturday in Baton Rouge

Pack the Sack drive-thru giveaway

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Councilman for District 7, LaMont Cole, is hosting a back-to-school supply giveaway, but it will be a little different this year due to the ongoing pandemic.

This year, the Pack the Sack event will be held in a drive-thru format. It’s scheduled for July 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the MLK Community Center, located at 4000 Gus Young Ave. Registration for the event begins at 9 a.m.

Students will be given school supplies and face masks.

Other sponsors of the event include:

  • MLK Community Center
  • The CEO Mind
  • New Hope Baptist Church
  • Entergy
  • Representative Larry Selders
  • Magnolia Peace Officers
  • Representative Ted James
  • Jess Bra Closet
  • Perfect 10 Production
  • Republic Services
The Pack the Sack giveaway event will be held Saturday, July 25.
The Pack the Sack giveaway event will be held Saturday, July 25. (Source: Office of LaMont Cole)

For more details about the event, or for questions, call Cole’s legislative assistant, Twahna Harris, at 225-389-3182 or email tpharris@brla.gov.

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