(WHTM) — With students heading back to school in just a few weeks, abc27 has put together a list of drives and events where you can help students get the supplies they need to succeed or where students can pick up free school supplies for the upcoming year.

Cumberland County:

Capital City Mall

  • Donations are accepted from Aug. 1 to Sept. 5.
  • Back to School Get Together: Saturday, Aug. 20 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m.
  • Suggested supplies
    • Backpack, lunchboxes, pens, pencils, crayons, markers, folders, notebooks, loose leaf

Dauphin County


  • Bookbag giveaway
    • 100 free pre-filled bookbags
    • Veterans Park, 1955 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg
    • Sunday, Aug. 14 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    • The child must be present; must wear a mask to pick up

Lancaster County:

Columbia Borough

  • Donations are accepted until August 12
    • Columbia Borough office
      • Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Manor Church
      • Monday through Thursday 9 a.m to 4 p.m.
  • Suggested supplies
    • Pencils, pens, glue, crayons, markers, highlighters, batteries, earbuds, book bags

Lancaster City

  • Backpack Giveaway
    • Lancaster First Assembly of God
    • 1025 Columbia Ave, Lancaster
    • Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • For school-age children entering grade six or lower

York County:

York City

  • York City United Back to School Fair
    • Aug. 13 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Voni Grimes Gym: 125 East College Avenue