Backpacks 4 Kids 2013

Help students get ready for the school year

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013  |  Updated 7:44 PM EDT
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Backpacks 4 Kids Phone Bank

Mark Kornmann from the NBC4 Community Advisory Board and the Rev. Cathy Alexander from the Metropolitan Community Church dropped by the Backpacks 4 Kids phone bank Thursday.

NBC4 Accepts Donations for Backpacks 4 Kids

Comcast Director of Government Affairs Karmen Walker Brown, ‎Director of Government Affairs at Comcast, and NBC4 President and General Manager Jackie Bradford stop by the Backpacks 4 Kids phone bank.
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JOIN NBC4 AND OUR SPONSORS TO SUPPORT BACKPACKS 4 KIDS

Give needy students throughout the region the tools they need to succeed this school year!

We are collecting backpacks, supplies and donations.


Here's how you can help:

Donate school supplies, or a new backpack stuffed with school supplies:

  • On Wednesday, Aug. 21, Join NBC4 at the Apple FCU Kingstowne branch with Little Caesars and 98.7 WMZQ. We’ll be accepting donations from 6 a.m. to noon at 6831 Sir Viceroy Drive, Alexandria, Va. [UPDATE: Wednesday's event collected 121 backpacks and $504 in monetary donations!]
  • On Thursday, Aug. 22, donate money during our phone bank on News4 Midday (at 11 a.m.) and News4 at 4 (at 4 p.m.). We’ll be joined by our partners, Comcast and Little Caesars.

Or, you can donate online or by mail.

Backpacks 4 Kids
NBC4 Washington
4001 Nebraska Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016

 



Apple Federal Credit Union and Little Caesars are official sponsors of Backpacks 4 Kids!

For Apple FCU locations, click here. For Little Caesars locations, click here.


School supplies needed per backpack:

  • Two packs of looseleaf 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
  • Two packs of copy (white) paper
  • 12-inch ruler   

Little Caesar's Locations Participating in Backpacks 4 Kids

Store Address Phone number
Stafford, VA 1465 Stafford Market Place (540) 720-7370
Fredericksburg, VA 10661 Courthouse Rd. (540) 898-8100
Fredericksburg, VA 282 Deacon Rd. (540) 371-3544
Fredericksburg, VA 5713 Plank Rd. (540) 786-0080
Gaithersburg, MD 18314 Contour Rd. (301) 990-3900
Frederick, MD 1305 7th St. (301) 644-3333
Germantown, MD 13065 Wisteria Dr. (240) 654-4545
Dumfries, VA 16708 Jefferson Davis Hwy. (703) 221-4699
Haymarket, VA 6428 Trading Square Ln. (703) 754-0555
Silver Spring, MD 13438 New Hampshire Ave. (301) 879-2343
Alexandria, VA 6144 Rose Hill Dr. (703) 347-7766
Rockville, MD 2092 Veirs Mill Rd. (301) 251-6145
Lanham, MD 9425 Annapolis Rd. (301) 459-2729
Silver Spring, MD 2567 Ennalls Ave. (301) 933-4590
Silver Spring, MD 13801 Outlet Dr. (301) 890-8886
Bladensburg, MD 5438 Annapolis Rd. (240) 582-7855
Mt. Ranier, MD 3213 Queens Chapel Rd. (240) 770-3816
Takoma Park 1137-A University Blvd. East         (301) 448-1116
Sterling, VA 22045 Enterprise St. (571) 434-0070
Leesburg, VA 703 E Market St. (571) 918-0222
Manassas, VA 9020 Mathis Ave. (703) 393-7111
Alexandria, VA 8752 Richmond Hwy. (703) 780-0000
District Heights, MD         5850 Silver Hill Rd. (301) 568-1870
Temple Hills, MD 7061 Allentown, Rd. (301) 433-0847
Temple Hills, MD 3907 Branch Ave. (301) 702-0737
Oxon Hill MD 6069 A Oxon Hill Rd. (301) 686-0066
Springfield, VA 7293 Commerce St. (703) 644-0098
Annandale, VA 7436 Little River Turnpike (703) 750-0775
Culpeper, VA 15137 Montanus Ave. (540) 812-2489

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