Operation School Supplies: Why students need supplies
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Operation School Supplies: Why students need supplies


(LEX) EVERY YEAR AROUND THIS TIME – WE ASK YOU FOR HELP. WE NEED YOU — AND THE KIDS OF HAMPTON ROADS NEED YOU TO FULFILL THE MISSION OF OPERATION SCHOOL SUPPLIES. WE WANT EVERY KID TO GO BACK TO CLASS WITH SUPPLIES TO HELP THEM BE SUCCESSFUL. I TALKED TO A FIRST GRADE TEACHER AT P-B YOUNG ELEMENTARY IN NORFOLK ABOUT WHY PENCILS, GLUE STICKS AND CRAYONS MATTER SO MUCH. 22:57 THERE’S CERTAINLY A NEED FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES HERE. THE FIRST GRADERS IN MIYOSHI HARDING’S CLASS WANT TO LEARN — YOU CAN SEE IT ON THEIR FACES. BUT — THEY RUN INTO OBSTACLES. 24:35 GLUING, SORTING, THOSE ARE ALL SKILLS THE KIDS HAVE TO LEARN, IT’S VERY HARD FOR KIDS TO DO THAT WITHOUT THE BASIC SUPPLIES. MOST OF THE KIDS AT P.B. YOUNG COME FROM FINANCIALLY STRUGGLING FAMILIES. 25:33 IT’S VERY HEARTBREAKING, BECAUSE YOU’D THINK THAT KIDS HAVE EVERYTHING THEY NEED WHEN THEY START SCHOOL (BUTTED TO) THEY’RE FLUSTERED SOMETIMES – ‘I DON’T HAVE A BOOK BAG, I DON’T HAVE A NOTEBOOKS AND PAPER.’ THAT’S WHY, EVERY YEAR, 10 ON YOUR SIDE SPONSORS OPERATION SCHOOL SUPPLIES – TO GET PENCILS, NOTEBOOKS, AND EVERYTHING ELSE KIDS NEED TO LEARN INTO THE CLASSROOM. 26:02 WHEN THEY HAVE THE THINGS THAT THEY NEED, THEY COME IN MORE CONFIDENT, MORE WILLING TO LEARN AND IT TAKES A BIG PRESSURE OFF THEM. THANKS TO VIEWERS LIKE YOU — WE COLLECTED MORE THAN 75,000 SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR KIDS IN AND AROUND THE SEVEN CITIES. THIS YEAR – WE NEED YOUR HELP AGAIN. 22:32 IT’S HARD TO KEEP UP WITH THE DEMAND (BUTTED TO) 23:22 AT LEAST EVERY WEEK OR TWO I’M IN THE DOLLAR STORE OR TARGET PICKING UP SUPPLIES FOR THE CLASSROOMS. HARDING CAN’T KEEP UP WITH THE NEED BY HERSELF DONATIONS. 26:44 THAT IS THE BIGGEST THING, WHEN THEY KNOW SOMEONE WENT OUT OF THEIR WAY TO DO SOMETHING NICE FOR THEM, IT MEANS A LOT..” (LEX) OPERATION SCHOOL SUPPLIES RUNS THROUGH AUGUST. WE’LL BE OUT HELPING TO COLLECT DONATIONS EVERY FRIDAY — BUT YOU CAN DROP OFF ANY TIME AT OFFICE DEPOT AND OFFICE MAX STORES AROUND HAMPTON ROADS. LOOK FOR THE FULL LIST OF

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