Back To School Events For Elkhart County

Families whose children attend schools in Elkhart and Goshen who need help getting school supplies can get some for free at two events coming up. Back-2-School Goshen is this Saturday morning starting at 8 am. It's organized by Brenneman Memorial Methodist Church on State Road 15 North in Goshen. Children in grades K through 5 can pick up backpacks with school supplies and shoes, get haircuts and breakfast. There are bounce houses and other fun activities planned. Back 2 School Elkhart offers backpacks, school supplies and shoes available for school-age children. It's set for August 9th, at 9, until supplies run out at Concord Mall’s Mishawaka Road entrance.