There are a number of free school supply programs and giveaways available in both Oklahoma City and the county. There are items for low income students from Kindergarten to High School, the working poor, even teachers in the metro area. We want to make sure that every child has the supplies they need for school, like clothes, notebooks, and a Chromebook. If you need free clothing, there are several places you can go in Oklahoma County. Check out the list below for more information.
The charities, non-profits, and churches listed below have their own separate events and hours. School supply programs may have different dates, applications, and criteria, so it is important to call for hours. Do the items given as these free school supply events depend on donations as well as volunteers.
There are a lot of things that schools can give away for free, like bookbags, notebooks, pens and pencils, sneakers, laptops, tablets and calculators, compasses and protractors, clothes including uniforms and free shoes, winter gear, and more. Each Oklahoma City charity has their own items they give to students in need. They help school age children in preschool through 12th grade. Or residents can find other places for free stuff.
Charities that operate free back to school supply programs
The back to school supply assistance program in the Oklahoma City metro area is known as Operation School Bell. The program provides supplies to students in need. The address is 809 Wall St. Norman, OK 73069. The phone number is (405) 321-9400. It allows children to have a large variety of items. A variety of school supplies are offered, including books, pens or pencils, notebooks, backpacks, and more. The Assistance League helps low income and single mothers in Oklahoma County.
The Talley Community Service Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides free haircuts, backpacks, school supplies, and clothes to students of all grades. This means that you will not have to spend any money on clothing items that are required for your uniform. This includes items such as shoes, pants or dresses, shirts, undergarments, and more.
The charity provides free supplies to low-income, unemployed, or single mom households in Oklahoma County. Based on donations, there is a possibility of receiving gift cards, highlighters, paper, and even donated Chromebooks.
The Urban Mission is located at 3737 N Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73112. The main number is (405) 946-1556. Bring identification, income, etc. I am writing to ask for help with school supplies. There may be backpacks full of supplies like notebooks, pens, and papers, as well as free personal hygiene products for students.
Sharing Tree, located at 825 NW 24th Street in Moore, Oklahoma, provides winter gear including free jackets, coats, boots, gloves, and more to those in need. The main number for Sharing Tree is 405.634.2006. The charity provides coats and other winter gear to children in need.
The Bethel Baptist Church Norman and the United Way of Norman work together to provide school supplies for children in need. The main office for this program is located at 1717 W Lindsey St in Norman, OK. For more information, please call (405) 329-3749.
The Salvation Army provides various services throughout the year to help those in need, including the poor, less fortunate, and single mothers. The annual summer/fall back to school supply giveaways help families with low incomes. There may be backpacks, notebooks, gift certificates and many other school supply goods available for students at no cost. There are also programs that give out free laptops, highlighters, crayons or lunch boxes for younger students and other free items. The Salvation Army is an international organization that provides relief and assistance to those in need. They have a presence in Oklahoma County and provide a variety of services to those in need. Some of their services include providing food and shelter, as well as clothing and other necessities. They also offer programs and services that help people get back on their feet and become self-sufficient. The Salvation Army is a Christian organization, but they serve people of all faiths and backgrounds.
Sunbeam Family Services is a organization that is located at 1100 NW 14th Street Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106. The organization only helps grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. The intake number for the organization is 405-528-7721 or 405-609-6551. School supplies like pens, highlighters, pencils, shoes, and backpacks may be given away for free.
The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City provides free vouchers and gift cards to those in need. They allow students and parents with low incomes to shop for their own back-to-school items.
The store offers a wide variety of items for sale, as well as some items that are given away for free. This includes clothing items such as shorts, shirts, dresses, slacks, hats, gloves, and jackets. The free clothes can help students put together a uniform.
The Tech Store provides technology and internet access to children living in poverty. This website provides teachers with a platform to request for donations of classroom materials from individuals or organizations.
The Christian Service Center is a faith-based charity that provides clothing, including school uniforms and other supplies, to those in need. There are many items available for young students, from kindergarten up to college. This includes shoes, sneakers, book bags, and more.
People’s Church provides various assistance programs for parents and children. These programs include help with childcare, food, and other necessary resources. They provide free haircuts and hygiene items for school, arrange dental care/cleanings and immunizations, and more.
The church provides free snacks, food, meals, school backpacks, bags, and more.
The Alameda Church Of Christ only provides services to the Norman, Oklahoma area.
The Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Oklahoma City offers free back-to-school supplies for students from pre-K to college. For more information, call (405) 799-9799. You can get hygiene supplies, haircuts, clothes for kids, or backpacks full of supplies from community volunteers.
The Good Fight Church is located at 500 E Main St in Yukon, Oklahoma. The church offers a number of services, including (but not limited to) weekly worship services, Bible study, and youth ministry. The church can be contacted by phone at (405) 265-1121. The services provided by the organization include a soup kitchen, financial aid, snacks and free school items for children, clothes and more.