By SDCN Editor
San Diego, CA–The County of San Diego Child Support Services will be giving away backpacks filled with school supplies to local families who attend the county’s Super Saturday community event.
Every August, Child Support Services celebrates Child Support Awareness Month by helping families in the community and easing part of the back-to-school financial costs.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 12 at the Department of Child Support Services central office, located at 3666 Kearny Villa Road in San Diego.
The backpacks and school supplies were donated by Child Support staff, local businesses, and community organizations, and a substantial donation from San Diego Padres pitcher Michael Wacha and his wife Sarah.
Child Support Services will share details on how to obtain a high school diploma in partnership with the San Diego County Library, and the Parents Invest in Education and Youth with Dreams programs.
Agencies participating in the event include Live Well on Wheels mobile bus, Office of Emergency Services, County Department of Human Resources, Animal Services, and Public Defender’s Fresh Start Program.
Local community-based organizations will provide employment, housing, and legal assistance to attendees.