School starts in less than one week. While many have already purchased school supplies and others will take advantage of the tax free weekend, there are still some parents who aren't able to purchase all of their children's school supplies. For those, there's help.

The following locations will be giving away school supplies this weekend:

  • Benjamin Barnes YMCA
    Friday, August 5, 4:00-7:00pm
    (205) 759-4284
  • First Community Church (2700 18th St, Tuscaloosa)
    Saturday, August 6, 11:00 am-2:00pm
    (205) 454-2027
  • Druid Hills United Methodist Church (4001 University Blvd East)
    Saturday, August 6, 9:00 am-12:00pm
    (205) 553-2542
    *Free clothing and shoes will also be distributed at this location
  • Civitan Park (Main St. Northport)
    Saturday, August 6, 1:00-3:00pm

In addition to school supplies, the Back-to-School rallies and fun days will be held at the following locations:

  • Harmon Park, Tuscaloosa
    Saturday, August 6, 2:00-6:00pm
  • Civitan Park, Northport
    Sunday, August 7 4:00pm-7:00pm

Families also have a chance to win $100 gift cards for school supplies, courtesy of Le'Ron McClain. To nominate a family in need, message Le'Ron's Facebook page. The deadline is August 12th.