Registration is now open for the 2022 Hopkins County Back to School Fair, which will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 at Hopkins County Civic Center.
For six years, the annual back to school fair has been a one-stop destination to help prepare Hopkins County and Yantis ISD students and families for the start of school. The number of people served each year continues to grow and CANHelp anticipates providing for even more in 2022.
This year’s event will again be an indoor/outdoor event that will provide students and families with free backpacks and school supplies as well as other free services such as haircuts, school physicals, dental and vision exams, vaccinations and health check ups. There will be many activities for everyone to enjoy while getting ready for the 2022-2023 school year.
To register for backpacks and school supplies or to become a sponsor, vendor, or volunteer, visit https://canhelponline.org/2022fair/, then click the appropriate colored button at the bottom of the page to learn more. Last day to register for backpacks/school supplies is Monday, August 1. The custodial or enrolling parent/guardian should be the person registering the students for the supplies.
There are various levels of sponsorship available, and no donation is too big or small. A donation of just $35 will fill a backpack with school supplies for one student. Supplies will be packed by The Supply Kit. A donation of $2,000 or more will get the business, individual or group recognition as the presenting or title sponsor, and logo placement on all marketing materials and social media/website acknowledgement moving forward from the date of commitment, and get the name at the top of the list of sponsors on the event t-shirt. Cap and Gown Sponsors donate $1,000-$1,999, Golden Apple Sponsors have contributed $500-$599, Head of the Class Sponsors Give $250-$499, Honor Roll Sponsors contribute $100-249 and School Mascot Sponsors will have given $1-$99. All sponsors will be acknowledged on social media and the CANHelp website. The Honor Roll sponsors will get their names on the event t-shirt. All except Honor Roll and School Mascot get logos on marketing materials from date of commitment and on the back of event t-shirts; the higher the donation the bigger the logo.
Those who’d like to volunteer to staff the Back to School Fair should follow the link on the CANHelp website, then fill out the online form. Be aware because the event is indoor/outdoor this could mean being in the the heat on Aug. 5 intermittently. Food and drinks will be provided for all volunteers.
Any addition questions may be emailed to [email protected].