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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

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 10:26 AM EDT

Mom Starts Crayon Recycling Business, Funds School Supplies

Mom Starts Crayon Recycling Business, Funds School Supplies

Megan Tannenbaum first started the "Great Crayon Project" as a means to recycle broken crayons she found at her daughter's school. What was first meant to be a "cute home project" is now a...

Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 at 12:02 PM EDT

Nearly 11K School Supplies Donated in 1 Day of Drive

Nearly 11K School Supplies Donated in 1 Day of Drive

Nearly 11,000 school supplies were donated in a one-day push of the Supporting Our Schools drive. That's 20 percent more than last year.

Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 03:20 PM EDT
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By Coralie Carlson

NBC 4 New York Family Helps Collect School Supplies

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Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 11:10 AM EDT

Supporting Our Schools: City Year

Supporting Our Schools: City Year

Imani Dale-Miller and of City Year talk to Darlene Rodriguez and Michael Gargiulo about the Supporting Our Schools fund drive event.

Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 10:28 AM EDT

Gus Rosendale's Mom Surprises Him On Air

Gus Rosendale's Mom Surprises Him On Air

Gus Rosendale's mom makes a surprise appearance at the Supporting Our Schools fundraising drive.

Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 10:16 AM EDT

Supporting Our Schools: Boys and Girls Club

Supporting Our Schools: Boys and Girls Club

Tom Bruno and members of the Hicksville Boys & Girls Club talk to Darlene Rodriguez and Michael Gargiulo about donating supplies for the Supporting Our Schools drive.

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 11:52 AM EDT

'Supporting Our Schools' Drive Will Help Local Families

'Supporting Our Schools' Drive Will Help Local Families

NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47 New York/WNJU, in partnership with Raymour & Flanigan, City Year New York, United Way and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, is gearing up to kick-off their second annual...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 06:36 PM EDT

Supporting Our Schools Fills Backpacks for Area Kids

Supporting Our Schools Fills Backpacks for Area Kids

The school year is just six weeks away, and NBC 4 and Telemundo 47 have teamed up with Raymour & Flanagan to fill needy kids' backpacks. Pat Battle reports.

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 08:54 PM EDT

How You Can Help Us Support Our Schools

How You Can Help Us Support Our Schools

It's that time of year when kids and parents start thinking about school supplies. Sadly, not everyone can afford them or the backpacks to carry them in. News 4 New York and Telemundo-47 are dedicated to...

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 08:11 AM EDT

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...

What We're Doing

NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 and Raymour & Flanigan are teaming up for the 3rd annual Supporting Our Schools event, an initiative to help those in need with school supplies for the upcoming year. From July 12 through Aug. 18, you can drop off donations at Raymour & Flanigan stores throughout the region.