The Dream Center will be giving away backpacks that are filled with school supplies this weekend. This is open for all children returning to school from PreK through High School.

It will be a fun-filled Back to School Giveaway Event at the Berkshire Dream Center on Sunday, August 21st at 1:00 pm. The event is completely free and even with the backpacks full of school supplies, this event will be packed full of fun too.

This event kicks off at 1:00 pm in the Dream Center auditorium with music, fun games, giveaways, and more!

Doors will open up at 12:45 pm and every child who enters will then receive a ticket for a free full-sized backpack filled with school supplies. Children must be present to receive a backpack.

After their main event of the backpack giveaway, the Dream Center will have available back-to-school clothes for people to shop through and also sweet icy treats of Popsicles for everyone.

Bring your family and celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. Call The Dream Center office with any questions or if you need more information on this event at 413-522-3495.

Video: Dream Center Facebook

The Dream Center does not just do the backpack giveaways, They help out the community in so many other ways too.

On Tuesdays they have:
Donation Drop-offs 10:00-6:00 pm they are Currently accepting food & winter coat donations.
Free Lunch at “Bright Morningstar Kitchen": 11:30-12:30 pm
Food, Diaper & Pet Food Distribution: 2:30-3:30 PM

Free Dinner at “Bright Morningstar Kitchen”: 4:30-5:30 pm

Free Lunch at “Bright Morningstar Kitchen”: 11:30-12:30 pm

Monthly Food Truck/Mobile pantries: 8 CURRENT LOCATIONS
Their Mobile Food Pantry is one of their biggest outreaches all throughout Berkshire County. Food is distributed right from our truck and people are able to receive a great variety of items with no proof of income needed.
Here are the locations and times of the food truck/mobile pantries

North Adams:
Mohawk Forest in North Adams: 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:00 pm
Brayton Hill in North Adams: 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm.
Greylock Apartments in North Adams: 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:45 pm.

Dowers Square: 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm
Wilson Park: 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:15 pm
Central Annex on 2nd St Pittsfield: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm
There are even more locations listed on their website.

For more information on meals or on the food truck and their mobile food pantry go to their website at

The  Dream Center is located at 475 Tyler Street Pittsfield, MA

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