It is time to register for supplies or to volunteer at the Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest presented by Shell. The City has partnered with the Houston Food Bank to distribute food, masks, backpacks, and school supplies for Houston-area elementary students and their families.

Event Details
Date: Friday and Saturday, August 7-8, 2020
Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., both days or while supplies last
Location: NRG, Yellow Parking Lot (8797 S. Main Street)


Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Friday and Saturday, August 7-8 (2 shifts per day)
    • Shift 1: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Shift 2: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Please register here:
  • Volunteers must adhere to CDC guidelines. Masks and gloves will be provided.
  • Volunteer Orientation will take place on Wednesday, August 5, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. via webinar.


Mary Benton
Director of Communications
Office: 832.393.0830
Mobile: 713.208.6229
[email protected]

Ada Ortega
Press Secretary
Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner

Tejal Patel
Deputy Press Secretary
Office: 832.393.0808
Mobile: 832.459.9706