MLK Back to School Drive-Thru Festival

The MLK Back to School Drive-Thru Festival is a free event for students of all ages and their families to assist with getting essential items for the upcoming school year.

Registered attendees can drive through the MLK, Jr. Community Center’s parking lot and pick up a free backpack stuffed with school supplies and more.

Get school essentials:

  • Backpacks
  • School Supplies
  • School Uniforms
  • Socks & Underwear
  • And more- while supplies last!


Registration is required to attend. You can register via Eventbrite from July 6-July 30, 2020. You must be able to provide the student’s name, age, gender, school name, grade, and sizes.

Register via Eventbrite


If you are interested in donating supplies, please deliver them to the MLK, Jr. Community Center (2922 MLK Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75215) Monday-Friday, from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, or on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Donations needed:

  • Socks
  • T-Shirts
  • Underwear
  • Uniform Shirts (White shirts only)

Sizes (Boys and Girls): XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

Sizes (Men and Women): S, M, L, XL, XXL


We have 10 spots for community partners to register and participate. You must pre-package your items to be placed in the trunk as cars drive by. Contact us at 214-670-8418 to sign up for a spot.


If you are interested in being a volunteer, please contact us at 214-670-8418.

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