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Back 2 School event, Aug. 4

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army of Tehachapi is having our annual Back 2 School event on Wednesday, Aug. 4, from 8 to 11 a.m. The event will be held at our office at 538 E. Tehachapi Blvd.

There will be free backpacks, school supplies and clothing available on a first come, first serve basis. The Kern County Public Health Department will be on site to provide school vaccinations for students. To be eligible to receive vaccinations, parents must bring the following: yellow immunization card/record, valid form of ID for parents and insurance card. If uninsured or underinsured, vaccines are $9 each (cash only).

The Salvation Army annually helps more than 30 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, and clothing and shelter for people in need, The Salvation Army is doing the most good at 7,600 centers of operation around the country. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit.

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