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The Mayor's Back 2 School Fest

It is time to register for supplies or to volunteer at the Mayor's Back 2 School Fest presented by Shell. The City has partnered with the Houston Food Bank to distribute food, masks, backpacks, and school supplies for Houston-area elementary students and their families.

Date: Friday and Saturday, August 7-8, 2020 
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., both days or while supplies last 
Location: NRG, Yellow Parking Lot (8797 S. Main Street)

Pre-Registration
  • Pre-registration is recommended and will begin on Monday, July 20th for all elementary school students and their families in the surrounding Houston area.
  • Register
Volunteer Opportunities
  • Friday and Saturday, August 7-8 (2 shifts per day)
    • Shift 1: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Shift 2: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Register
  • Volunteers must adhere to CDC guidelines. Masks and gloves will be provided.
  • Volunteer Orientation will take place on Wednesday, August 5, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. via webinar.