Back to School Bashes!

There are a number of agencies and organizations having “back to school bashes” for school supplies over the next few weeks.  A few of them are highlighted below.  A full list is available at the SLAC office or can be mailed to you upon request.

Prien Lake Mall, Lake Charles, in the Sear’s Court area.  August 5th, from 11am-1pm.  Sponsored by Amerigroup.

Allen August Multipurpose Center, 2001 Moeling Street in Lake Charles.  Agust 5th, from 10am-12pm (noon).  SPonsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority and One Weak Too Strong Ministries.

Pryce-Miller Recreation Center, 216 Albert Street in Lake Charles. August 5th, from 1am - 11am.  Aponsored by REACH.  An adult must accompany all children.

Lake Charles Civic Center Exhibition Hall.  Augsut 11th, from 10am-2pm.  Sponsored by KZWA and Billy Navarre Chevrolet.


• In DeRidder, BeauCare will accept applications in August.  Call 337.462.2273. Applications available at 628 High School Drive in DeRidder.

• In Sulphur, CARE=HELP of Sulphur is accepting applications in July.  Must provide proof of Sulphur residence and proof of income.  Applications taken from 9am-1pm and 2pm-4pm Monday through Friday. Apply at 112 E. Thomas St.  Call 337.287.4793.

Families Helping Families provides school supplies for special needs children.  Mus pre-register and meet other requirements.  Call 37.436.2570 or 800.894.6558 for details.  Parents must attend one (1) school supply workshop and privude IEP less than one year old.

• In Vinton, August 5th, from 9am-2pm.  1615 Horridge Street, Vinton.  Must register at 337.764.6874.

Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council                   425 Kingsley St. Lake Charles, LA 70601             337.439.5861