Help could be on the way to thousands of Kansans this weekend.

The Convoy of Hope Wichita will be held at nine locations beginning Saturday at 9 a.m.  Organizers will be handing out backpacks filled with school supplies along with groceries and information on other services.   Children must be present to receive a backpack.  This will be a drive-thru event.

The nine locations are:

  • Bethel Life Center,  3777 S. Meridian
  • McAdams, Park 1329 E. 13th Street
  • Hope Church, 2000 S. Hillside
  • Lifepoint Church, 9600 N. Meridian, Valley Center
  • Zaik Church, 888 S. Webb Road
  • Kansas State Fairgrounds,  Gate 5 Hutchinson
  • His Helping Hands, 1441 E. 37th North
  • Evergreen Rec Center, 2700 N. Woodland
  • Goddard Eisenhower High School, 1230 S. 167th West

 Parking at the locations opens at 7 a.m.