Chalkboard Champions: Crusade for School Supplies

Chalkboard Champions: Crusade for School Supplies
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - With the first day of school now less than two weeks, ABC7 and Gettel Automotive Group are helping teachers start the school year off strong so they they can best educate your kids.

Every month during the school year, ABC7 honors an educator in Sarasota County and Manatee County as the “Chalkboard Champion" and now you can get involved!

On Friday, ABC7 will be live at four Gettel locations across the Suncoast:

  • Gettel Toyota of Lakewood, 5959 E State Road 64, Bradenton FL 34208
  • Gettel Hyundai of Lakewood/Gettel Genesis of Lakewood, 5921 E. State Rd 64, Bradenton FL 34208
  • Gettel Hyundai/Genesis/ of Sarasota 3500 Bee Ridge, Sarasota FL 34239
  • Gettel Nissan of Sarasota, 3500 Bee Ridge, Sarasota FL 34239
  • Gettel Acura, 4891 Clark Road, Sarasota FL 34233
  • Gettel Toyota of Bradenton, 6423 14th Street West, Bradenton FL 34207

ABC7 will be accepting donations from 5:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. to all four locations.

You can drop off money or a variety of school supplies, including:

  • Paper: graph paper, notebook paper, composition notebooks
  • Writing Materials: #2 pencils, colored pencils, crayons, markers, erasers, highlighters
  • General Supplies: pocket folders, rulers, protractors, compasses, glue sticks, scissors, backpacks
  • Things You Always Need: tissues, cleaning wipes, hand sanitizer

Or donate through GoFundMe!

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