Back-to-School Supply Assistance in Tulsa

Posted: 08/09/13 8:30 AM (Modified: 08/09/13 8:30 AM)


The costs for getting the kids back to school can be a hardship.  Here is a list of a few upcoming events offering supplies and services to those in need.  If you would like to donate items to help others, please consider assisting any of the following organizations. 

Restore Hope Ministries
When:    August 5th - 8th:  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 a.m. -3:00 a.m.
               August 9th:  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
               August 12th - 15th:  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 a.m. -3:00 a.m.
               August 16th:  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where:  Restore Hope Ministries, 2960 South Charles Page Blvd., Tulsa (918) 582-5766
What: Each child will receive grade-specific school supplies through a program called Project School Supplies. Parents must bring SS cards for children; photo ID for parent/guardian. Application form required.
For: Tulsa County Residents K-12.  Outside Tulsa County, parents will need referral from a Methodist Church.

Clary Sage Cuts for Kids
When: August 7th and 8th 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: 3131 South Sheridan Road, Tulsa (918) 298-8200
What: Free haircuts
For: First come, first served.  Students up to age 18.

Klothes 4 Kids Back-to-School Festival
When: August 10th, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: John 3:16 Mission Family and Youth Center, 2027 North Cincinnati Avenue
What: Free school supplies to up to 1,500 students, one pair of new uniform pants and a backpack to each student, gently used clothing, immunizations, food, sno-cones
For: First come, first served while supplies last.  Low-income families with children (K-12). Parents must bring the child's SS cards and a parent ID

Back to School Fun Fair
When: August 10th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Will Rogers Church, 1138 South Yale Avenue, Tulsa
What:  Water slides, Jupiter jumps, free food and fun and games! Backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away.
For: Everyone.  Children must be in attendance

Free Community Carnival
When: August 10th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Word of Life Church, 1402 North 81st West Avenue, Sand Springs
What:  Free carnival rides, car giveaway, free school supplies, free haircuts for kids, free food and drinks
For: Everyone.  Children must be in attendance

FREE Cuts for Kids
When: August 14th and 15th 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: 4444 S. Sheridan, Tulsa (918) 895-7500
What: Free haircuts
For: First come, first served.  Students up to age 18.

Backpack Giveaway
When: August 17,  8:00 am
Where: Taylor's Tool Box, 1508 S. Gary Place, Tulsa
What: Each child will receive a backpack filled with school supplies. Free refreshments and face painting.
For:  Everyone.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Other places to donate:


Mattress Firm

Bob Hurley Ford

Project Elf

Tulsa Catholic Charities

Community Action Project



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