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NBC, Telemundo New York Launch Big-League School Supply Drive

NBC-owned WNBC New York and its sister station, Telemundo’s WNJU, Monday is launching a school supply drive spanning three states.

Created in partnership with the furniture seller Raymour & Flanigan and the Boys & Girls Club of America, the inaugural Supporting Our Schools drive will run through July 29.

Donations will be accepted at 47 Raymour & Flanigan stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, according to NBC Owned Television Stations. Nearby Boys & Girls Club chapters will collect and distribute them.

In addition, Raymour & Flanigan will offer contributors a one-day, $100 discount on purchases over $1,000 on July 29. 

The New York-area effort is part of the NBCUniversal station group’s national drive. NBC and Telemundo stations in 20 markets are spearheading similar efforts.

(Photo via Clint Mason's Flickr.Image taken on June 26, 2017 and used per Creative Commons 2.0 license. The photo was cropped to fit 16x9 aspect ratio.)