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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

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 07:01 PM PDT

Bay Area Man's Drive to Help Thousands of Kids Rooted Deep

Bay Area Man's Drive to Help Thousands of Kids Rooted Deep

It's almost back to school time for students. NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 are teaming up with Family Giving Tree for our second annual Supporting Our Schools backpack drive to help students and teachers in...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 12:01 PM PDT

Man Hopes to Deliver Backpacks to Thousands in Need

Man Hopes to Deliver Backpacks to Thousands in Need

One man with Family Giving Tree hopes to deliver backpacks filled with school supplies to thousands of Bay Area families in need. Chris Chmura reports.

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 07:01 PM PDT

How to Save Money While Supporting Our Schools

How to Save Money While Supporting Our Schools

All this week NBC Bay Area is Supporting Our Schools. We're working to help low-income families send their students back to class with everything they need to succeed. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura wants to...

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 12:01 PM PDT

Supporting Our Schools: Back-to-School Shopping Strategies

Supporting Our Schools: Back-to-School Shopping Strategies

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. Chris Chmura reports.

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 09:18 PM PDT

Backpacks, Supplies Come Together for Supporting Our Schools

Backpacks, Supplies Come Together for Supporting Our Schools

For some parents the return of school brings new worries about whether they can afford their child's school supplies. NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 are teaming up with Family Giving Tree for our second annual...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 01:46 PM PDT

Supporting Our Schools: See What Goes Inside Backpacks

Supporting Our Schools: See What Goes Inside Backpacks

Only a few weeks left of summer vacation for Bay Area students. Parents are buying school supplies, and those supplies can be very expensive. NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 are teaming up with Family Giving Tree...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 12:06 PM PDT

Supporting Our Schools: Supplies Benefit Family in Need

Supporting Our Schools: Supplies Benefit Family in Need

The Martinez family lost their home in a fire. Thanks to the Supporting Our Schools supply drive, they don't have to worry about a backpack and school supplies for the young student in their family. Chris Chmura...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 05:11 AM PDT

Schools Eye Facial Recognition Technology to Boost Security

Schools Eye Facial Recognition Technology to Boost Security

The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a decade is getting a novel upgrade. Facial recognition technology soon will check each face against a database of...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 10:31 AM PDT

Common Goes Back to School to Help Teachers

Common Goes Back to School to Help Teachers

Rapper Common has won three Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award but a recent visit to a New York City school was "humbling" — mainly because many of the students were too young to know his music. The...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 07:40 AM PDT

Big Move for Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering Classrooms

Big Move for Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering Classrooms

Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other...

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.