LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Heading back to school with the right tools is important for Arkansas kids, but not everyone can afford it.
That's why every year THV11 teams up with the United Way for the Back to School Blitz.
Ed Buckner will be live at different Walmarts throughout central Arkansas all next week from 5 to 7 p.m. collecting school supplies for kids who can't afford them.
We kick things off Monday at the Walmart in Bryant with our Clear Channel partners.
We will be at the following locations:
- Monday, July 28th, 2014- Bryant Walmart
- Tuesday, July 29th, 2014- West Little Rock Walmart (Bowman)
- Wednesday, July 30th, 2014- Maumelle Walmart (Maumelle Blvd)
- Thursday, July 31st, 2014- Jacksonville Walmart
- Friday, August 1st, 2014- Little Rock Walmart (Baseline)
Some of the items needed the most include:
- Backpacks (clear or Mesh)
- Elmers Glue (large bottle)
- Glue Sticks
- Scissors (both sharp and children's Fiskar)
- Crayola Crayons (24 Count Boxes)
- Watercolors (PRANG)
- Pencils #2
- Cap Erasers
- Folders with pockets and brads (red, blue, yellow)
- Notebook Paper (Wide Ruled)
- Spiral Notebooks
- Box of Tissue
- Index Cards 3"X5"
- Ink Pens (Red, Black, and Blue)
- Ziplock Bags (Both Gallon and Quart Size)
- Composition Notebooks 9 1/2 X 7 1/2
- Highlighters (yellow)
- Hand Sanitizer (12 oz)
- Plastic School Box (Cigar Box Size)
- 3 Ring Binder (1")
We were in Bryant Monday, collecting school supplies for children!
West Little Rock:
A great night at the Back to School Blitz in west Little Rock
Heading back to school with the right tools is important for Arkansas kids, but not everyone can afford it.