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Back to School Fair to distribute 2,000 backpacks and supplies Aug. 6

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What: The DeSoto ISD Back to School Fair is a community-wide collaboration with the goal of providing school age children with the essential supplies and services they need to start each school year ready to learn.

When: Saturday, Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: DeSoto Freshman Campus, 620 S. Westmoreland Rd.

Who: DeSoto students may receive backpacks and supplies; immunizations are free for all! 

DESOTO - The start of school should be a time of excitement and anticipation, but for many students and families the preparation for school is a stressful and financially difficult time. 

DeSoto Independent School District and the DeSoto community recognize the need for EVERY child to start school with the supplies and resources to be successful. 

This collaborative DeSoto ISD Back to School Fair will assist in giving each student that head start! 

The DeSoto ISD Back to School Fair pre-registration was held Monday, Aug. 1 and Tuesday, Aug. 2 or until all vouchers have been handed out on a first-come, first-served basis. 

FREE backpacks and shots! 2,000 backpacks with supplies are available to distribute to pre-registrants on Saturday, Aug. 6 and also many valuable resources from the district and community including immunizations by the Dallas County Health Department.

There are immunizations required for incoming kindergarteners and 7th graders. Check the district website or county or state health departments for a complete list.

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