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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.

Jul 9, 2018

Supporting Our Schools Donation Drive

Supporting Our Schools Donation Drive

Join us as we collect supplies and donations to help students and teachers get access to the materials they need to have a successful school year.

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 27, 2017

School Fundraisers Reach New Heights, But Inequality Remains

School Fundraisers Reach New Heights, But Inequality Remains

Four tickets to a Yankee game, golf for a dozen in the oceanside resort of Westhampton, New York, cocktails included, even Lasik eye surgery — all were prizes for Public School 116’s Spring Benefit Auction...

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.

Jul 6, 2017
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By Madison Walls

10 Tools to Use in Your School Garden

Whether you’re just breaking new ground on a school garden or are a seasoned pro...View gallery

  • Pencils and Sharpeners
  • ID Cards for Bugs and Plants
  • Clipboards for Worksheets
Jul 5, 2018
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By Kiki Intarasuwan

Famous People You Didn't Know Used to Be Teachers

Have you ever had a really great teacher that you still remember years after...View gallery

  • Barack Obama
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • J.K. Rowling
Jun 25, 2017

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

In a profession most readily associated with the printed word, school librarians have embraced what may seem like an unlikely tool. Librarians in public schools across the country are mixing new technologies...

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
Jun 26, 2017
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By Liz Lane

From 'Potter' to 'Twilight,' 15 Years of Kids' Bestsellers

Children's literature is full of all kinds of stories, packed with wizards and...View gallery

  • 2016: 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'
  • 2015: 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School'
  • 2014: 'The Fault in Our Stars'

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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