Back to School Drive in Fort Smith

Published 07/31 2014 04:48PM

Updated 07/31 2014 04:52PM

FORT SMITH -- Academy Sports and Outdoors hosts back to school donation with Boys and Girls Club of Fort Smith. Thirty kids were selected to receive a one hundred dollar gift cards from Academy to help with school supplies.

The gift cards can be spent on items like uniforms, athletic apparel, backpacks, shoes and other school necessities.

"We are able to really reach out to these kids and give them, you know, stuff that they need that they are not able to go get which some people may take for granted," said Robyn Shoptaw, the Store Director.

This is Academy's fifth year for this event and it is one of sixty similar events happening throughout out the U.S.

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