In partnership with The Walt Disney Company, Disney Store will donate 25,000 school supply kits to children at the Boys and Girls Club of America, adding a little back-to-school magic as kids nationwide prepare to return to the classroom this fall.
To celebrate back-to-school, Disney Store, in partnership with The Walt Disney Company, will donate 25,000 school supply kits to children at Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Full of classroom essentials , the Disney Princess and Cars themed supply kits include a folder, notebook, pencil case, pencils, ruler, eraser, sharpener, glue stick and a pair of scissors. Cast members from Disney Store locations across the country will deliver the supply kits to their local BGCA chapters. Through this donation, Disney hopes to add a little magic to the back-to-school experience as kids nationwide prepare to return to the classroom this fall.
“Disney Store is proud to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America and admires the work the organization does to enhance the development of children across the nation,” said Paul Gainer, executive vice president of Disney Store. “Through our donation, we hope to support children in our local communities by providing them with learning essentials for the upcoming school year.”
Parents can find a wide assortment of back-to-school fashions, accessories, supplies and more at Disney Store. With the hottest styles of backpacks and lunch totes, supply kits and apparel, Disney Store is a one-stop shop for back-to-school gear. Girls will love the classic Disney Princess styles, new Brave backpacks featuring Merida and other adorable styles available for 2012. Boys will be ready for action sporting a Where’s My Water?, Spider-Man or Cars backpack.
Disney Store’s school supply kit donation is made in collaboration with Disney Friends for Change, an initiative that inspires kids and their families to make a lasting, positive change by helping people, communities, and the planet. Disney has a long history with BGCA that spans more than 50 years. Through financial and in-kind contributions, and through the time and talent of its Disney VoluntEARS, Disney supports the BGCA’s mission of helping young people reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
Learn more about Disney Store’s school supply kit donation to by visiting greatfutures.org/backtoschool. The Tools for Back-to-School Supply Drive is a fun, pop-quiz style game sponsored by longtime partner, Disney.
To shop the back to school collection, guests can visit their local Disney Store location or log on to DisneyStore.com and visit the Back to School Shop. To find a Disney Store location, visit disneystore.com/storelocator or call (866) 902-2798. Also sign up for email alerts at disneystore.com/updates, "Like" Disney Store on Facebook and follow them on Twitter to stay connected.
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