The 2021-22 school year kicks off Aug. 23 in Cy-Fair ISD, and these local nonprofits are holding free school supply distribution opportunities for families in need.

Cy-Fair Helping Hands

Cy-Fair Helping Hands will distribute backpacks and school supplies to any CFISD student in need Aug. 21 at 7520 Cherry Park Drive, Ste. B, Houston, from 1-4 p.m. Children must be enrolled in the district to be eligible, and photo identification is required. Distribution is limited based on availability. 281-955-7684.

Cypress Assistance Ministries

Cypress Assistance Ministries will distribute supplies until Sept. 3 at 11202 Huffmeister Road, Houston, every Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. and Thursday through Friday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Students in ZIP codes 77065, 77095, 77429 and 77433 may be eligible based on financial need. Individuals must bring photo identification, a utility bill or other proof of address, Social Security number for all members of the household or school registration for each child, and proof of income. 281-955-7684.