The Salvation Army in Newton will begin distribution of basic school supplies and backpacks to Jasper County children from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7 and Thursday, Aug. 8.
Parents must register their children at The Salvation Army for the distribution. Registration forms are available. Requirements include children’s names, grade and school. Parents also must self-declare their income and expenses on the form, and children must be a Jasper County student. Parents must have picture IDs when registering.