Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive - NBC Bay Area
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

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 01:41 PM PDT

Facebook Philanthropy Club Fills Up 700 Backpacks for Students

Facebook Philanthropy Club Fills Up 700 Backpacks for Students

Lauren Adams, who runs the Philanthropy at Facebook Club, talks with NBC Bay Area’s Vianey Arana about how the social media network is helping to support local schools.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 03:30 PM PDT

Bay Area Locations Where You Can Drop Off School Supplies

Bay Area Locations Where You Can Drop Off School Supplies

Family Giving Tree has coordinated with local business partners to provide several dozen Back-to-School collection boxes throughout the Bay Area.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 06:35 PM PDT

Boys and Girls Club Programs Inspire Young Students to Give Back to Their Community

Boys and Girls Club Programs Inspire Young Students to Give Back to Their Community

Every year, teachers struggle to get the supplies needed to help students succeed in the classroom.  To help fill that gap, NBC Bay Area is teaming up with local non-profits in the Supporting Our Schools...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 06:36 PM PDT

Supporting Our Schools With the Help of SparkPoint San Jose

Supporting Our Schools With the Help of SparkPoint San Jose

Shopping for school supplies can be a problem for some parents. So we are teaming up with local groups to make sure all students have the stuff they need to succeed with an initiative we’re calling...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 07:52 AM PDT

Rapper Common Surprises Students at NY School, Donates Money

Rapper Common Surprises Students at NY School, Donates Money

Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. The rapper-actor partnered with the nonprofit...

What We're Doing

For the first time, NBC Bay Area, Telemundo Area de la Bahia, and other NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations across the country are partnering with several nonprofits, including Family Giving Tree, Communities in Schools, DonorsChoose.org, United Way and Boys & Girls Club, in an effort to help those in need with school supplies for the upcoming year. Now through July 29, you can drop off donations at select Boys & Girls Clubs in the Bay Area (click here for list) or by donating online through FamilyGivingTree.org.
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