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Red Sox Kid Nation Backpack A Thon Update

Well tomorrow is the big day! The Red Sox Kid Nation Captains will be at Fenway filling and giving out 3,000 backpacks to kids going into 5th grade in Boston. Hood donated the backpacks & the captains have worked very hard to collect supplies to fill them so we can help out other kids. this is what I have managed to get donated & will be taking to Fenway tomorrow!t 1st a shout out to some special people for their help!  Amy Conley & staff of Financial Engines. Andrew Weidner, Mary & Joseph Cashman, Kevin Kennedy & Family, Kevin Donaher & Family, William DiMento, Hillary Burr & staff at Wolf & Company, North Shore Young Democrats, Brendan Crighton, Sen. Tom McGee & his staff, Finagle a Bagel, Newbury Comics, Victoria Enos & employees of Sun Life Financial,LynnCam TV, Dave Riley Jr, Dave Solimine, Patty Theriault-Lopes & The Daily Item. Hood & the Red Sox are awesome for letting us do this project. Mardi Fuller & Joe Chamas in the Red Sox Office were awesome too! Thanks guys!

Now here’s the list!

552 Spiral Notebooks

3,131 Pens

3,064 Pencils

597 Binders

14 Assignment Notebooks

319 Folders

506 Highlighters

67 Sets Binder Index Tabs

26 Packages Filler paper

25 Composition Notebooks

35 Rulers

42 Binder Pouches

7 Crayons

5 Scissors

40 Glue Sticks

15 Colored Pencils

8 Staplers

9 Markers

14 Pencil Boxes

5 Calculators

and other assorted items!

 

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Red Sox Kid Nation Needs YOUR HELP To Help Other Kids

I am 1 of 12 Red Sox Kid Nation Captains and we need your help with an awesome project to help other kids!

 

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 Under the direction of The Red Sox Foundation and through the support of HP Hood, the 12 Red Sox Kid Nation Captains will participate in sixth grade backpack-a-thon. The Kid Nation Captains are collecting items to fill backpacks for more than 3,000 kids going into middle school and some of those backpacks will be donated to kids right here in Lynn, who need them. Hood is donating the backpacks but we need to collect the items to fill them. If you are willing to have a drive where you work or at an organization you belong to please let me know. Please consider donating any of the items listed below in any quantity. Donations are tax deductible. All donations must be received prior to Aug. 15 because on Aug. 16 we will be filling the backpacks at Fenway. Thank You Victoria Glidden Red Sox Kid Nation captain Supply List for Middle School Readiness Backpacks · 2 inch three ring binders · Tabs for 3 ring binders · Spiral Notebooks · Pens · #2 pencils · Erasers · Zip bag for pencils and pens and eraser · Yellow Highlighters · Graphing Calculators · Accessories for Binder (inserts that include plastic sheets to slide papers in, etc) · thin student assignment book and calendar (to write down homework assignments) Note: *Any number of items donated will be useful. *Consider Limits of Backpack Size (11-1/2″x15″x7″) when collecting supplies.