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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

Jul 18, 2018

Supporting Our Schools: From Basic Supplies to Chromebooks

Supporting Our Schools: From Basic Supplies to Chromebooks

Many teachers say they pay for classroom supplies out of their own pockets. Kathryn McBride, a special needs teacher, says she spend her summer searching through tag sales for anything that can add to her...

Nov 14, 2018

Donate to NBC CT/Telemundo CT Drive for Local Teachers

Donate to NBC CT/Telemundo CT Drive for Local Teachers

NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 2018 Supporting Our Schools drive. This is your opportunity to make a difference for children and classrooms from Kindergarten through...

Jul 27, 2017

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...

Jul 13, 2017

Heidi Voight's School Memories

Heidi Voight's School Memories

Donate NOW to the NBC Connecticut "Supporting Our Schools" campaign and help local teachers and students succeed!

Jul 6, 2017
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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
Jul 24, 2017

'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help

'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help

NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs...

Jul 5, 2018
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By Kiki Intarasuwan

Famous People You Didn't Know Used to Be Teachers

Have you ever had a really great teacher that you still remember years after...View gallery

  • Barack Obama
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • J.K. Rowling
Jun 25, 2017

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

School Librarians Embrace Technology — If the Budget Allows

In a profession most readily associated with the printed word, school librarians have embraced what may seem like an unlikely tool. Librarians in public schools across the country are mixing new technologies...

Jun 26, 2017
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By Cathy Rainone, Alana Pipe

Back to Basics: Cost of Essential School Supplies and Fees

From basic schools supplies to extracurricular activities, sending your child...View gallery

  • Crayon / Pen / Pencil
  • Notebook / Folder
  • Eraser / Glue
Jun 26, 2017
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By Liz Lane

From 'Potter' to 'Twilight,' 15 Years of Kids' Bestsellers

Children's literature is full of all kinds of stories, packed with wizards and...View gallery

  • 2016: 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'
  • 2015: 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School'
  • 2014: 'The Fault in Our Stars'

What We're Doing

NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut present Supporting Our Schools this July. All month long, you can donate online to the teacher project of your choice at donorschoose.org/nbcct. Your donation will support teachers and classrooms across Connecticut, getting students off to a great start this coming school year.

Learn more here, including how you can donate online.