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Posted July 14, 2020

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Preregistration for Tarrant County’s 16th annual Back to School Roundup is open through July 24.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, this year’s roundup will be a drive-thru event. Families will stay in their vehicles and their school supplies will be brought to them.

Families may preregister for school supplies online. Families that do not preregister will not be admitted into the event. School supplies will be distributed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Tarrant County College South campus, 5301 Campus Drive.

To qualify for the free supplies, families must produce:

  • Valid photo identification.
  • Proof of Tarrant County residency (May, June or July 2020 utility bill showing applicant’s name and current address).
  • Proof of income (must meet 2020 federal income poverty guidelines).

The annual Back to School Roundup is a one-stop event that offers approximately 10,000 underserved Tarrant County school-aged children, ages 3-18, free school supplies and backpacks. The roundup is a collaborative effort of Tarrant County, 20 area public school districts, the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County Public Health, state agencies, nonprofit organizations, corporations and volunteers.

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