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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 17, 2017 at 06:36 PM CDT

'Back to School' Sales Starting Early Summer for Retailers

'Back to School' Sales Starting Early Summer for Retailers

Forget buying your children's school supplies in late August - retailers like Wal-Mart are starting sales in late June and early July this summer.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 06:51 PM CDT

Final Push For "Supporting Our Schools' School Supply Drive

Final Push For "Supporting Our Schools' School Supply Drive

Saturday July 29 is the final day to make a donation to the NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 'Supporting Our Schools" school supply drive. We have teamed up with Albertsons and Tom Thumb to make sure students have the...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 10:49 AM CDT

Supporting Our Schools

Supporting Our Schools

Communities in Schools is a nonprofit group helping North Texas kids stay in school.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 02:42 PM CDT

Supporting Our Schools

Supporting Our Schools

Discussing the Supporting Our Schools campaign with Connie Yates, the Marketing and Communications Director for Tom Thumb, and Kati Tollison, Vice President of Programs for Communities In Schools of Greater...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 02:40 PM CDT

Supporting Our Schools

Supporting Our Schools

Discussing the Supporting Our Schools campaign with Tasha Moore, Chief Strategy Officer of the Communities In Schools of North Texas Chapter, and Kendria Taylor, Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region Board...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 05:36 PM CDT

'Supporting Our Schools' Aims to Help Students Succeed

'Supporting Our Schools' Aims to Help Students Succeed

School starts in just a couple of weeks, and many students will go back to class without the basic tools they need to succeed. NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are teaming up to kick off a special campaign called...

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 06:41 AM CDT

NBC 5 Kicks-Off 'Supporting Our Schools'

NBC 5 Kicks-Off 'Supporting Our Schools'

NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are partnering with several nonprofits across the country to raise donations of school supplies and cash as we begin Supporting Our Schools.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 07:25 AM CDT

Schools Reviewing Meal-Debt Policies That Humiliate Kids

Schools Reviewing Meal-Debt Policies That Humiliate Kids

Outrage is brewing against lunchroom practices that can humiliate children as public school districts across the United States rethink how they cope with unpaid student lunch debts. The U.S. Agriculture...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 08:27 AM CDT

Go Behind Celebrities' Ceremonial School Donation Checks

Go Behind Celebrities' Ceremonial School Donation Checks

Donating to public schools can be a great opportunity for celebrities to give back — while attracting positive publicity — but the process often requires more than simply cashing a check. For Boston Public...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 06:03 AM CDT

Rihanna Urges World Leaders to #FundEducation

Rihanna Urges World Leaders to #FundEducation

Rihanna is known for calling people out on social media, but this time she’s doing it for a good cause.

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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