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Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive

Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive

Collecting supplies and donations to give students and teachers access to the materials they need

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 09:26 AM CDT

Mom Starts Crayon Recycling Business, Funds School Supplies

Mom Starts Crayon Recycling Business, Funds School Supplies

Megan Tannenbaum first started the "Great Crayon Project" as a means to recycle broken crayons she found at her daughter's school. What was first meant to be a "cute home project" is now a...

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 12:06 PM CDT
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NBC 5 & Telemundo Staffers' Favorite School Subjects

For our Supporting Our Schools drive, we asked NBC DFW and Telemundo staff membe...View gallery

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Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 07:05 AM CDT

Supporting Our Schools: Denton High School

Supporting Our Schools: Denton High School

Breanna Slaughter, a social worker who helps students at Denton High School, shows why it's important to to help students in need. All month long you can donate $10 at any DFW Albertsons or Tom Thumb store to...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 12:04 PM CDT

How You Can Help NTX Students Who Need School Supplies

How You Can Help NTX Students Who Need School Supplies

NBC and Telemundo stations have created the school supply drive Supporting Our Schools. Last year, enough was raised to purchase school supplies for more than 25,000 students. This summer we're doing it...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 07:11 AM CDT

Schools Eye Facial Recognition Technology to Boost Security

Schools Eye Facial Recognition Technology to Boost Security

The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a decade is getting a novel upgrade. Facial recognition technology soon will check each face against a database of...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:31 PM CDT

Common Goes Back to School to Help Teachers

Common Goes Back to School to Help Teachers

Rapper Common has won three Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award but a recent visit to a New York City school was "humbling" — mainly because many of the students were too young to know his music. The...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 09:40 AM CDT

Big Move for Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering Classrooms

Big Move for Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering Classrooms

Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 01:57 PM CDT

Obama Reveals Summer Reading List

Obama Reveals Summer Reading List

Former President Barack Obama shared his summer reading recommendations in a lengthy Facebook post ahead of a trip to Kenya and South Africa this week. “I wanted to share a list of books that I’d recommend for...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:13 AM CDT

Strangers Give Chicago Teacher Money for Students on Flight

Strangers Give Chicago Teacher Money for Students on Flight

Kimber Bermudez was simply flying to visit her parents in Florida when the Chicago teacher’s trip took an unexpected turn — ending with a gesture from strangers that left her stunned. What began as a simple...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:01 AM CDT

Irving Nonprofit Putting Homeless Youth on a Path to Success

Irving Nonprofit Putting Homeless Youth on a Path to Success

The mission of an Irving nonprofit, Level Pathways, is working to place homeless youth on a path to success with a nurturing and safe environment.

What We're Doing

NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are teaming up for Supporting Our Schools, an initiative to help students served by Communities in Schools and the Pat and Emmitt Smith Charities who are in need of school supplies for the upcoming year. You can make your donation at the register of any participating Albertsons and Tom Thumb grocery store in North Texas July 1 through July 28.

Students Reached

Here's how many students have been helped since 2018 through the Supporting our Schools initiative:

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