Allen's Lawn Care and Lil Bro's Smoke Shop hosted a bookbag giveaway and fun day Saturday afternoon at Perkins Park in Warren just in time for back-to-school season.

With record inflation and rising costs of goods, parents welcomed the free bookbags stuffed with school supplies for their children,

Meanwhile, the children welcomed the fun activities being offered throughout the afternoon including bounce houses, free food and beverages.

Event organizer, Marque Allen tells 21 News the goal of this event was just to give back to the community.

"We just wanted to give back to the community, doing hair cuts, braids for little girls [and] we are going to raffle off a few pairs of tennis shoes," Allen said.

About 200 bookbags were distributed at this event, all of which were stuffed with school supplies. 

Organizers thanked all who contributed and volunteered making this event a success.