Registration to begin this month for big back-to-school event in Southside

Kids will receive shoes, socks, school supplies

HENRY COUNTY, Va. – Churches in Southside are getting ready to help kids prepare for the upcoming school year.

Nine churches in Henry County, Martinsville and Danville will register kids this month to receive a free pair of shoes, socks and a backpack full of school supplies.

This is an annual event that helps thousands of kids.

Several other churches in Virginia, Texas and South Carolina are also participating.

For registration, dates, times and locations, click here.