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Supporting Our Schools

Supporting Our Schools

Help make sure all children have the supplies they need to start the school year off right

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 12:07 PM EDT

How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

Given the number of high-profile school shootings last year, both children and adults may be feeling anxiety about school safety. As many kids head back to school, knowing how to speak with them is key in...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

How to Pack a Stress-Free School Lunch

How to Pack a Stress-Free School Lunch

With the school year starting again, it’s time to start to think about the routine of packing school lunches. For many time-pressed parents, this is a formidable task. But it doesn’t need to be. I’m a...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 06:40 AM EDT

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping and Getting the Best Deals

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping and Getting the Best Deals

The summer weather may still be in full force, but fall is definitely in the air, at least when you consider one of the year's biggest retail events: Back-to-school shopping. Here's a list of expert tips on how...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 07:33 AM EDT

'A Struggle': 18 Percent of Teachers Work Multiple Jobs

'A Struggle': 18 Percent of Teachers Work Multiple Jobs

Jennifer Williams can’t afford to work just one job. In addition to teaching 10th grade English full time in Baltimore, the single mother works four side jobs, including a waitressing gig on nights and...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 01:53 PM EDT

Back-to-School Supplies Get Revamp, From Scents to Llamas

Back-to-School Supplies Get Revamp, From Scents to Llamas

The microwave ate my homework? Reusable notebooks where writing disappears with heat are among the basic school supplies raising their game against gadgets like iPads. Also hot in the paper aisle this year:...

What We're Doing

NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Raymour & Flanigan, City Year New York, United Way and the Boys & Girls Clubs are teaming up for the 2nd annual Supporting Our Schools event, an initiative to help those in need with school supplies for the upcoming year. From July 20 through Aug. 26, you can drop off donations at Raymour & Flanigan stores throughout the region.