HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Fairview Pharmacy hosted a back to school giveaway Saturday afternoon.
Hundreds of people attended the event to get the chance to win school supplies backpacks, notebooks, pencils and folders.
The event gave over 400 backpacks away along with dozens of books.
Heidi Nix, the organizer of the event, said she loves helping out kids in the community who are underprivileged.
"We do this for the kids that are underprivileged so that they have something to go back to school with, so we think it's important to give back to the community," Nix said.
Nix said she plans on holding more of these events in the future.