CARTERVILLE, IL (WSIL) -- The group 360 Connect wants to help teachers prepare for the upcoming school year through an event this weekend.
The Back 2 Teach Bash will be Saturday, July 31, starting at noon. The event is at two locations, Ray Fosse Park in Marion and Evergreen Park in Carbondale. The group is collecting and giving out supplies to assist teachers as well as parents with extra items. Those items include tissue, paper towels, wipes, markers, tape, and more. Organizers Darrell Wimberly and Yolanda Dean stopped by News 3 This Morning to share more.
The event is for teachers of all age groups and first come, first serve. For more information, contact Nancy Maxwell at (618) 306-5885 or Darrell Wimberly at (618) 889-2627.
The Back 2 Teacher Bash is sponsored by The Women's Center, Carbondale United, and So. ILL Unity Coalition.