JOIN NBC4 AND SUPPORT BACKPACKS 4 KIDS! Give needy students throughout the region the tools they need to succeed this school year!

JOIN NBC4 AND SUPPORT BACKPACKS 4 KIDS

Give needy students throughout the region the tools they need to succeed this school year! A filled backpack costs approximately $20. Our goal is to help 4000 kids in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia by the start of the school year.

We are collecting backpacks, supplies and credit card or check donations.

Please make a secure online donation here

OR

Send a check made out to Backpacks 4 Kids to:

Backpacks 4 Kids

NBC4 Washington

4001 Nebraska Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20016

OR

Donate a new backpack stuffed with school supplies

OR

Donate school supplies or an empty backpack.

Here are the supplies needed to fill each backpack:

  • Two packs of loose leaf notebook paper
  • Two dozen #2 pencils
  • Two packages of cap erasers
  • Three spiral composition books
  • One yellow highlighter
  • Eight plain folders with pockets and brads or loose leaf binder with dividers
  • One package of 24 crayons and/or one package of colored pencils
  • Small pencil or supply box or zippered supply pouch
  • Two composition books
  • Paper glue
  • Box of Kleenex
  • 2 packs of copy- white paper
  • 12 inch ruler

For drop off instructions, please contact:

Aisha Karimah, NBC4

aisha.karimah@nbcuni.com

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