EL PASO, TX (KTSM) – The El Paso Downtown Lions Club and Moms on Board (MOB) have partnered in a Back-to-School Event to help families get ready for school.

El Paso Downtown Lions will host the School Uniform Swap at the event. Families should turn in gently used school Uniforms to any of the six locations from now until July 20.  Families will receive a voucher and return on July 23 to receive the new sizes of used uniforms (provided the new sizes are turned in).

First 400 families will receive free backpacks provided by the Hospitals of Providence, free school supplies, free haircuts, interactive educational STEM Zone provided by Amazon and Marathon, along with food trucks.

Who:  All school Districts and Charter Schools.  All ages.

Date of Event:  July 23, 2022  Turn in uniforms now!

Location:  Pavilion at Ascarate Park

Time:   9 a.m. to noon

HOW TO SWAP

  • Gather your gently used uniforms
  • Take them to one of the locations below
  • Get a VOUCHER  at one of the locations
  • Take VOUCHER to Back-to-School Event and receive new sizes

SIX DROP OFF LOCATIONS

  • Fred and Maria Loya Family YMCA, 2044 Trawood Dr., El Paso, TX. 79935
  • Flying Colors Daycare, 10080 Dyer Street, El Paso, TX 79924
  • Flying Colors Daycare, 11440 Montwood Drive, El Paso, TX 79936
  • Bowling Family YMCA, 5509 Will Ruth Ave., El Paso, TX. 79924
  • Flying Colors Daycare, 600 East Redd Road, El Paso, TX 79912
  • Westside Family YMCA, 7145 N. Mesa, El Paso, TX. 79912

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