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 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM PDT

Educator's Book Shows Need for Bay Area School Supplies

Educator's Book Shows Need for Bay Area School Supplies

Former educator in book documents experience as a teacher in Oakland and shows a "literally unbelievable" lack of school supplies for students and faculty. Chris Chmura reports.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 05:13 PM PDT

Supporting Our Schools Jamba Event

Supporting Our Schools Jamba Event

July 26, 11am-7pm

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 04:49 PM PDT

Community Gathers for 'Supporting Our Schools'

Community Gathers for 'Supporting Our Schools'

The Bay Area is home to some of the wealthiest communities in America, but there are still hundreds of thousands of local families who can’t afford to give their kids even the most basic essentials for...

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 at 07:05 PM PDT

Family Giving Tree Passes Goal of Donating 37,000 Backpacks

Family Giving Tree Passes Goal of Donating 37,000 Backpacks

Thousands of Bay Area kids are returning to class with the supplies they need thanks to you. Generous NBC Bay Area viewers made our recent Supporting Our Schools initiative a huge success. Chris Chmura features...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 11:49 AM PDT

Colorado School District Introduces 4-Day Weeks to Cut Costs

Colorado School District Introduces 4-Day Weeks to Cut Costs

Hate Mondays? Maybe you should consider moving to Colorado. A school district in the Centennial State has cancelled school on Mondays in favor of a four-day school week. But Garfield-like attitudes is not...

What We're Doing

Returning for its third year, NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 are partnering with Family Giving Tree, in an effort to provide school supplies for underprivileged students, teachers and schools in the Bay Area. CLICK HERE to donate through Family Giving Tree or drop off a backpack at participating locations.