Mix 105.1 invites you to visit one of the following Academy Sports and Outdoors location to donate a new backpack and unused supplies to a deserving child who is need of these items for the upcoming school year.
This community outreach program will be benefitting A Gift For Teaching who's mission is to provide educational resources that empower teachers to inspire future leaders, A Gift For Teaching envisions a future where every student in Central Florida has the tools and experiences to succeed. Today, A Gift For Teaching serves the public schools of Orange and Osceola counties. There are more than 200,000 kids whose families live at or below the poverty line in Central Florida, but the most shocking number is that 17,000 of those students are living in homelessness.
We're asking you to bring a new backpack or purchase one at Academy Sports and Outdoors and include the following unused items:
- #2 Pencils
- Crayola washable markers (8 or 10 count)
- Loose leaf paper
- Dry erase markers
- Notebooks (can be composite or spiral)
- Crayons 24 count
Below are the following Academy Sports and Outdoors locations that are drop off locations:
- John Young Parkway - 3557 Gardens Ridge Way, Orlando, FL 32839
- Lee Vista Promenade - 6640 Eagle Watch Dr, Orlando, FL 32822
- Alafaya Commons - 11955 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32826
- Kissimmee - 621 Centerview Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34741
- Lake Mary - 3641 Lake Emma Rd, Lake Mary, FL 32746
Come help make a difference in the lives of our youth in Central Florida!