Convoy of Hope holds back-to-school event on Saturday

Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 4:55 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Convoy of Hope hosts its ninth annual back-to-school event this weekend.

This year, the event has expanded and will take place at seven Wichita locations and one Hutchinson location, making it easier for those who need free services to receive them.


  • Bethel Life Center – 3777 South Meridian, Wichita
  • McAdams Park – 1329 East 13th Street N, Wichita
  • Hope Church – 2000 S Hillside, Wichita
  • Lifepoint Church/Valley Center HS – 9600 North Meridian, Valley Center
  • Zaik Church 888 South Webb Road, Wichita
  • Kansas State Fairgrounds – Gate 5 and 25th Avenue, Hutchinson
  • His Helping Hands – 1441 E 37th Street N, Wichita
  • Evergreen Rec Center – 2700 Woodlawn N, Wichita

It is a drive-thru event and volunteers will be giving out backpacks full of school supplies and groceries.

The parking lot at each of the locations opens at 7 a.m. with distribution beginning at 9 a.m.

If you are receiving a backpack, the child must be present in the car and if you are receiving groceries, it is one load per vehicle.

If you would like to volunteer, you can still sign up here.

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