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Back to School Teachers Store

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Long-time listeners may remember our 2015 feature of this organization. In this episode, we learn about their majorly successful year in 2017 and other developments to this popular local service for teachers.

The Back to School Teachers Store is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that procures and distributes quality classroom supplies at no cost to local kids in need through our community’s teachers and schools. A free teacher store offers qualifying teachers a place to shop for core classroom supplies such as pencils, dry erase markers, paper and glue at no cost, instead of worrying about having enough for the next class activity. Their organization is built on the generosity and commitment of individuals, businesses and partners who understand the importance of giving back. They also partner with a national network of forty resource centers through the Kids In Need Foundation who donates school supplies to them.

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