School Supply Distribution Today by Salvation Army

By KOLR10 News

Published 08/04 2014 04:40AM

Updated 08/04 2014 05:22PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More than 1,000 area school children are expected to get help to head back to school today, when the local Salvation Army chapter hands out school supplies.

Local donations will help provide basic school supplies, backpacks shoes and clothing.  Children can also get a free haircut. 

1,062 children are pre-registered for the assistance.

Today's distribution begins at 9:00 am at the Salvation Army headquarters at Chestnut Expressway and Kansas Expressway.

Springfield school kids return to class Tuesday, August 12.

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