2022-08-20 13:52:14 By : Ms. Janet Wu

Ken Haddad , Digital Content Manager

Ken Haddad , Digital Content Manager

A back-to-school event being held at Marygrove College will offer families free backpacks, school supplies, haircuts and more.

The “Back-to-School Empowerment Event” will be held on Friday, Aug. 26, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., inside the Madam Cadillac Hall at Marygrove College in Detroit.

The event is free and open to the public, while supplies last.

The event is hosted by former NFL player and Detroit native Joe Barksdale. This is the 6th annual back-to-school event hosted by Barksdale. The event includes:

Marygrove College is located at 8425 West McNichols in Detroit. Free parking is available on site.

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