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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

Aug 13, 2018

NBC 5 Viewers Raise $580K for Students’ School Supplies

NBC 5 Viewers Raise $580K for Students’ School Supplies

Thanks to the generosity of NBC 5 viewers, tens of thousands of kids here in North Texas will go back to school with the tools they need to succeed.

Aug 8, 2018

Back-to-School Supplies Get Revamp, From Scents to Llamas

Back-to-School Supplies Get Revamp, From Scents to Llamas

The microwave ate my homework? Reusable notebooks where writing disappears with heat are among the basic school supplies raising their game against gadgets like iPads. Also hot in the paper aisle this...

Aug 1, 2018

School Supplies Cost Down as New Year Approaches: Survey

School Supplies Cost Down as New Year Approaches: Survey

Back-to-school shopping isn't getting more expensive for once, according to new survey. The cost of classroom supplies dropped across every grade level ahead of the 2018-19 school year, according to the latest...

Jul 29, 2017

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...

Jul 5, 2018
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By Alana Pipe, Nina Lin

Retro School Supplies You Used to Use in Class

Just like calculus and art theory, there are some things you probably don't bring...View gallery

  • Zigzag Scissors
  • Pencil Grips
  • Mr. Sketch Scented Markers
Jul 11, 2017

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.

Jun 25, 2017

Classroom Gadgets: Supplies Go From Old School to High Tech

Classroom Gadgets: Supplies Go From Old School to High Tech

The days of notebooks, chalkboards and flour sack babies in schools across the country may be ending. Many of today’s schools are incorporating Chromebooks, Smart Boards, and even high-tech infant simulators...

Jun 26, 2017
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By Cathy Rainone, Alana Pipe

Back to Basics: Cost of Essential School Supplies and Fees

From basic schools supplies to extracurricular activities, sending your child...View gallery

  • Crayon / Pen / Pencil
  • Notebook / Folder
  • Eraser / Glue

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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