Monroe Circle Community Center will again be hosting its annual back to school event, “Hair Kutz 4 Kids,” Monday, August 18. Approximately 300 school-age boys and girls will receive a FREE haircut from local professional barbers and stylists, a backpack filled with school supplies, and lunch. This all day-event will help our kids start school with a fresh look and much needed school materials.

Location: Monroe Circle Community Center, 526 Western, Ave, South Bend, IN 46601

Time/Date: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., August 18

“How can I help?” I’m so glad  you asked! We are in need of many more backpacks. It will be helpful if each person reading this can provide 1-2 backpacks filled with the items listed below. And go ahead and include an encouraging note to the student who will be receiving the bags. Then drop off the amazing gift at the drop-off locations provided below. Thank you for helping us to make this school year a special year for our students!

K-5th Grade: Small Backpacks

  • #2 Pencils, Cap Erasers
  • Glue Stick
  • 2-Pocket Folders
  • 16 count crayons (K-5 only)
  • Ruler
  • 70 count wide (K-5) ruled spiral notebook.
  • Words of encouragements

6th-12th Grade: Large Backpacks

  • #2 Pencils, Cap Erasers
  • Glue Stick
  • 2-Pocket Folders
  • Ruler
  • 100 count index cards (6-12 only)
  • 2 ink pens (6-12 only)
  • 70 count college (6-12) ruled spiral notebook.
  • Words of encouragement.

Drop Off Locations and Times:

Granger Community Church, 630 E University Drive, Granger, IN (Workroom)

  • Saturday, August 9 through Sunday, August 17 – All Day.

 Monroe Circle Community Center, 526 Western Ave, South Bend, IN

  • Tuesday, August 12 – 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 17 – 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

For more information, call 574-287-4259.

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