Free School Supplies will be available for all Beauregard Parish students at the event, which will be held at the convenient central location of the pavilion in Dowtown DeRidder.
The event will begin at 2 p.m. and continue until until 6 p.m. School supplies will be distributed and refreshments will also be available, along with entertainment and much more.
Contact Patrice Wilson at 853-1688 for more information, to donate or to become a sponsor for the event. Wilson is a Christian singer and evangelist with interdenomination of faith, who recently returned from a youth conference where she was inspired to initiate an event where the community can "join together to help one another."
Sponsors for the event include DeRidder Fire Department, the City of DeRidder, DeRidder Police Department, DeRidder Wal-Mart, Fausto's Chicken, Kerry Anderson and Keith Milam.
Deputy Cheever with the DARE program will be at the event as well.
Donations of school supplies will be accepted through the day of the event. Uniforms vouchers are also needed.