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backpacks for kids

I would love to meet you! Come to the Kingstowne branch of Apple Federal Credit Union (6831 Sir Viceroy Dr, Alexandria, VA 22315) on Wednesday, August 26 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. to drop off backpacks and supplies for kids who need them!

Here’s how to help!

Donate money online here.
Send a check made out to Backpacks 4 Kids to:
Backpacks 4 Kids
NBC4 Washington
4001 Nebraska Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20016

School supplies needed per backpack:
Two packs of loose-leaf 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

BackPack 4 Kids: Supplies for students in need

It’s August which means the start of the school year is right around the corner and it’s time for BackPack 4 Kids! NBC4 is collecting backpacks full of supplies and other donations for students in need. You can help a local boy or girl get off to the right start this year with your generous donation.

I will be LIVE all morning collecting donations on August 21st at the Apple Federal Credit Union in Alexandria Virginia. It’s the Kingstowne branch located at 6831 Sir Viceroy Drive, Alexandria, VA 22315 (between Kohl’s and Walmart). Please stop by and say hi between 5AM-Noon. I would love to meet you!

If you’d like to donate before then please send goods by Monday, August 20th.
For drop off instructions, please contact:
Aisha Karimah at

We are collecting backpacks, supplies and credit card or check donations

  • Donate a new backpack stuffed with school supplies
  • Donate school supplies
  • Donate securely online at with a debit or credit card
  • Send a check made out to Backpacks 4 Kids to:

Backpacks 4 Kids
NBC4 Washington
4001 Nebraska Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016

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