Organizers of The Nehemiah Project, a program housed at The Bethlehem Center, are gearing up to ensure that more than 6,500 Hamilton County students have the necessary tools to start the school year, a backpack full of school supplies.
Backpacks will be given to parents and their children at neighborhood distribution centers on the following days/times:
Saturday, July 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
5208 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN 37343
Grace Point Baptist Church at Hardy Elementary
2100 Glass St.
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Greater Tucker Baptist Church
1115 N. Moore Road
Chattanooga, TN 37411
Harrison United Methodist Church
5621 Highway 58
Harrison, TN 37341
Metro Tab Church @ Spring Creek Elementary
1100 Spring Creek Road
Chattanooga, TN 37412
Urban League of Greater Chattanooga @ Miller Park
928 Market St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Saturday, Aug. 7
City Church Chattanooga (11 a.m.-3 p.m.)
7122 Lee Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37421
The Bethlehem Center (12-3 p.m.)
200 W. 38th St.
Chattanooga, TN 37410
Highland Park Commons at The Bethlehem Cup (4-8 p.m.)
200 Union Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
If interested in volunteering on one of the backpack distribution days, please contact Kelley Andrews at 316-3744.