Back to School Events
The start of the new school year can bring about a certain level of uncertainty; students of all age ranges are in need of the supplies necessary to start the year right. New school supplies helps boost confidence and excitement and ensure our students are prepared.
August 29, 2022
Thank you for supporting our Back to School events! Thank you to Ancira Auto Group, Bank of America, Best Buy, Chicken N’ Pickle FedEx, Kendra Scott, La Familia Cortez, Six Flags, and Telemundo!
9th Annual Ancira Auto Backpack Drive
Ancira Auto Group and Alamo City LX Modern Mopar’s annual backpack drive have helped thousands of students throughout San Antonio be back-to-school ready. This year, they donated over 600 backpacks for various age ranges.
Bank of America
Bank of America: School Supplies Drive
Bank of America team members donated over 300 school supplies items! Team members donated notepads, pencils, rulers, paper, and more to help ensure our entire community is back to school ready. Additionally, 100 clear backpacks were purchased and provided to Family Service office in Uvalde, Crystal City and Eagle Pass.
Best Buy: Volunteer Day
Best Buy team members donated over 1,000 school supplies items to boost our communities. Over 30 Best Buy team members from stores across San Antonio and New Braunfels gathered donations and joined us at Family Service Neighborhood Place to volunteer and create school supply packets.
Best Buy team members creating over 200 school supplies packets and stuffed 100 backpack with the supplies necessary for students to start the school year right.
Chicken N’ Pickle
Green Cup Campaign
Chicken N’ Pickle held two-week long fundraising event in support Family Service’s Back to School efforts. All proceeds from the event wen to the purchase of school supplies.
Kendra Gives Back
Kendra Scott holds regular Kendra Gives Back events to help our community. During the online and in-person event at their La Cantera location, they donated 20% of the proceeds to our students
FedEx Donation Drives
FedEx held donations drives at various locations across San Antonio. Thanks to the generosity of FedEx employees and their customers, they were able to provide 100’s of school supplies to Family Service clients.
La Familia Cortez
La Familia Cortez: Khakis for Churros
La Familia Cortez held their Annual Khakis for Churros, this year expanding to multiple of their restaurant locations: Pico De Gallo, La Margarita, and Mi Familia. Each Mi Tierra location sold a special churro dish in which all proceeds would go back to Family Service for the purchase of school supplies and uniforms.
Six Flags: School Supplies Drive
Six Flags placed donation bins at the entrance of the park over the course of two weekends urging the community to donate to back to school.