The 7th annual #SchoolisCool back to school event is coming Thursday, August 6 to Harvey Convention Center in Tyler. The goal this year is to distribute 2,000 backpacks full of school supplies for grades pre-K through 12th grade.

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It takes generous donations from you to make this event possible. A single donation of $30 will provide one backpack of supplies to a child. Sponsorships are also available.

You can mail your donation to 315 N. Broadway Ave., Tyler, 75702, payable to the Tyler Area Business Education Council or donate online at eventbrite.com. To become a sponsor, go to schooliscooltyler.com.

Due to the current pandemic, the event will be drive thru only. #SchoolisCool is brought to you by City of Tyler, Tyler Area Business Education Council, Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and Tyler Area Partnership 4 Education.