SoundCheck Youth Arts, a youth-led non-profit based in Toronto’s Weston and Mount Dennis neighbourhoods, is having a back-to-school backpack drive Aug. 31.
It is the first time the non-profit is doing it.
The event will happen between 4 and 7 p.m. at Weston Park Baptist Church, which is located at 1781 Weston Rd. near Lawrence Avenue West in Weston.
The organizers are giving away fully-stocked backpacks. There will also be a community barbecue.
However, the goods are first come first served.