Starts Smart annual backpack giveaway

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WDTV)-- Marion County Starts Smart held their 6th annual back pack giveaway. Anyone who had children enrolled at a school in Marion county were able to receive a backpack that was filled with supplies.

Several children were able to receive backpacks filled with supplies from the Marion county Starts Smart.

The backpacks were in several colors and were available to children grades kindergarten through 12th grade.

"We opened this for everybody, does not matter your income, as long as your students are in Marion county," said President of Starts Smart, Teresa Wright. "So public or private school it does not matter. This way, we can give you a little heads up, step up before you get ready for school."

The event was held at four locations and two of the locations held free hair cuts for students.