Salvation Army Tools for Schools


The Salvation Army of Big Rapids and its partners, through the Tools for School program, work together to provide local elementary students with the tools they need to succeed in school! 

The Salvation Army will be providing free backpacks and school supplies to K-5 students in need at the following back to school nights: 

  • Morley-Stanwood Elementary - Aug 21st 5pm-7pm
  • Evart Elementary - Aug 22nd 5pm-7pm
  • Big Rapids Riverview - Aug 23 4pm-6pm
  • Crossroads Charter Academy Elementary - Aug 23 6pm-8pm
  • Reed City GT Norman Elementary - Aug 24 4pm-6pm
  • Chippewa Hills Mecosta Elementary - Aug 24 5pm-6pm
  • Chippewa Hills Weidman Elementary - Aug 28 5:30-6:30
  • Pine River Leroy Elementary - Aug 29 4pm-6pm
  • Marion Elementary - Aug 30 4:30pm-6pm
  • Barryton Elementary - Aug 24 5pm-6pm
  • Big Rapids Brookside - Aug 23 4pm-6pm

Backpacks are first come first serve. Parents must be present for students to receive backpacks.