Upcoming services to get kids in need ready for school:
- Thursday Aug. 15, 10am-2pm Lutheran Community Services Northwest – Angle Lake Family Resource Center coordinates a back-to-school backpack giveaway each year for SeaTac families with students who attend the Highline Schools District. Event also has food, games and prizes at 4040 S. 188th St.
- Saturday, Aug. 17, at 11am, NWLife Church in Renton coordinates a back-to-school event with 2,000 backpacks, food and activities for children at 13120 SE 192nd St. Arrive early.
- Thursday August 22, 10am-noon Auburn Youth Resources – Enumclaw Youth & Family Services coordinates a back-to-school fair each year with Plateau Outreach Ministries, at J.J. Smith Elementary School at 1640 Fell St.
- Saturday Aug. 24, 10am-2pm, King County Fire District 20 provides new backpacks and school supplies during a fair, at 12424 76th Ave S. for Bryn Mawr, Lakeridge and Skyway. The event will include health screenings, food, games, safety information, prizes, races and a firefighter challenge.
- Saturday Aug. 24, 3-7pm, Storehouse coordinates a yearly back-to-school event with school supplies, backpacks, haircuts and dental screenings for Covington residents only, call (253) 631-3038 for location.