The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation and the LVMPD Office of Community Engagement launch its 2022 Back-to-School drive to raise funds to purchase more than 12,000 backpacks and essential school supplies for local students in Southern Nevada.
For every $15 donation, a student will receive a backpack, essential school supplies and hygiene kit. The general public can sponsor a student for $15, 10 students for $150 or an entire classroom for $450 by texting “BACKPACK” to (725) 217-1807.
The backpacks and school supplies will be distributed from all 10 area commands to at-risk children in their corresponding neighborhoods during the month of August.
“The Back-to-School drive is designed to help alleviate the worries of those family experiencing financial hardships,” said Tom Kovach, Executive Director of the LVMPD Foundation. “So many students in the community need help returning to the classroom with confidence by having the supplies they need. The Back-to-School drive helps promote positive connections with law enforcement while setting up our students for a successful school year. “
Click here for donation and sponsorship opportunities Back to School Initiative | Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation (lvmpdfoundation.org)