WHAT: University of Phoenix has joined with The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio to collect school supplies through physical donations at the University’s San Antonio Campus location. Some of the much-needed items include backpacks, pencils, pens, notebook paper, crayons, markers and highlighters. Online donations can also be made to help the club purchase supplies specifically needed by the club and its members.
WHEN: July 14 – August 11, 2014 (San Antonio’s tax free weekend runs August 8 – 10)
WHERE: Donations can also be made online at www.bgca.org/uopx, or at the University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus location:
· 8200 IH-10 West, Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78230
WHO: University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus Director Wally Hedgecock is available to discuss the University’s commitment to ensuring local students have the supplies necessary to succeed upon entering the classroom for the upcoming school year.
WHY: “University of Phoenix believes in The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio and the difference it makes in the San Antonio community, and we are proud to help collect much-needed school supplies for the club and its members,” said Wally Hedgecock, University of Phoenix San Antonio Campus Director. “The University is committed to removing barriers to education, so when students start the year with the right supplies, they are more confident and can focus on learning.”
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