Event to help families in need

EASLEY — The city of Easley will be partnering with Traci and Sunshine Gantt Ministries to host a Back to School Bash at Pope Field from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 11

The Back to School Bash will have more than 500 donated bookbags and other school supplies available for families in need for the upcoming school year.

There will be free water slides, bouncy houses, music, door prizes and food at the event.

The Easley police and fire departments will also be hosting a community cookout for the public.

To donate items to the ministry, including school supplies and water, contact the Gantts at (864) 301-1807 or drop them off at Easley City Hall, located at 205 N. 1st St.