The West Jefferson United Methodist Church, 36 S. Center St., is having its annual backpack giveaway from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6 and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, for students in the area of West Jefferson and Galloway within Madison County.
School age students kindergarten through 12th grade will be provided with school supplies, new socks and underwear. Parents may pick up school supplies for absent children.
Backpacks will be given to students that are present.
Individuals or businesses that would like to help with this project may contact the church office at (614) 879-8130. Backpacks or monetary donations would be appreciated.