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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

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 12:32 PM EDT
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By Kaitlin McKinley Becker

Supporting Our Schools in Boston, Lawrence and Hampton

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  • 072518 matt showing off weather warrior
  • 072518 two more donors
  • 072518 matt with kids
Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 03:28 PM EDT

School Fundraisers Reach New Heights, But Inequality Remains

School Fundraisers Reach New Heights, But Inequality Remains

Four tickets to a Yankee game, golf for a dozen in the oceanside resort of Westhampton, New York, cocktails included, even Lasik eye surgery — all were prizes for Public School 116’s Spring Benefit Auction in...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:52 AM EDT

Rapper Common Surprises Students at NY School, Donates Money

Rapper Common Surprises Students at NY School, Donates Money

Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. The rapper-actor partnered with the nonprofit...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 06:42 PM EDT

Some Look to VR for the Future of Classroom Learning

Some Look to VR for the Future of Classroom Learning

Instead of reading about cell biology, or even watching a very cool video on cell biology, imagine you could shrink down small enough to go inside a cell and observe biochemical reactions up close. And what...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 05:37 PM EDT

4th Grader Making a Difference in Worcester

4th Grader Making a Difference in Worcester

A student at Chandler Elementary School in Worcester made a lasting impression on his classmates and teachers this past year.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 05:57 PM EDT

Supporting Our Schools With United Way

Supporting Our Schools With United Way

NBC Boston, necn and Telemundo Boston are launching the first ever school initiative with United Way in an effort to raise critical classroom supplies for area schools and students throughout New England. NBC...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 07:36 PM EDT

'Back to School' Sales Starting Early Summer for Retailers

'Back to School' Sales Starting Early Summer for Retailers

Forget buying your children's school supplies in late August - retailers like Wal-Mart are starting sales in late June and early July this summer.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT
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By Alana Pipe, Nina Lin

Retro School Supplies You Used to Use in Class

Just like calculus and art theory, there are some things you probably don't bring...View gallery

  • Zigzag Scissors
  • Pencil Grips
  • Mr. Sketch Scented Markers
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 08:06 AM EDT

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

How Ongoing 'Toxic Stress' Can Affect a Child's Brain

A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 09:22 AM EDT
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By Madison Walls

10 Tools to Use in Your School Garden

Whether you’re just breaking new ground on a school garden or are a seasoned pro...View gallery

  • Pencils and Sharpeners
  • ID Cards for Bugs and Plants
  • Clipboards for Worksheets

What We're Doing

NBC10 Boston, necn, Telemundo Boston and other NBC- and Telemundo-owned television stations are partnering with several nonprofits to raise donations of supplies and cash.

Students Reached

Here's how many students have been helped since 2018 through the Supporting our Schools initiative:

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