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Making a Difference: Dr. Tavel and Backpack Attack

POSTED ON July 14, 2010

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Summer has flown by and school bells will be ringing soon across the country as students, teachers, and parents gear up for another school year.  Here in Indianapolis school begins for many students the second week of August meaning sports practices and band practices have now officially begun and school supply shopping is well underway.  Unfortunately, many families in the Indianapolis Public School (IPS) district will be ...

Summer has flown by and school bells will be ringing soon across the country as students, Backpact Attack Indianapolisteachers, and parents gear up for another school year.  Here in Indianapolis school begins for many students the second week of August meaning sports practices and band practices have now officially begun and school supply shopping is well underway.  Unfortunately, many families in the Indianapolis Public School (IPS) district will be unable to fill their children’s backpacks with any school supplies leaving these students struggling to keep up with their peers.

Backpack Attack Indianapolis aims to eliminate this struggle for over 80% of the IPS families that the organization says is unable to provide school supplies for their children by hosting the annual Backpack Attack School supply drive.  Dr. Tavel is a proud partner with Backpack Attack Indianapolis and has two official drop-off locations for school supplies at the Fishers and Zionsville offices.

Dr. Tavel knows students with the right supplies have a better chance of succeeding in school.  By donating needed school supplies these students will have an opportunity to learn with the right materials inside the classroom.

Help today and donate July 19th through August 21st at these locations:

Dr. Tavel Fishers           Dr. Tavel Zionsville
7035 E. 96th Street      61 Boone Village Road
Fishers, IN 46250         Zionsville, IN 46077
317-842-5000              317-733-3344

The following supplies are needed: Backpacks, pencil sharpeners, spiral notebooks, erasers (pink), calculators, rulers (12 inch), crayons (24 count), art boxes, scissors (safety tip), markers (8 count), alarm clocks, ink pens (blue or black), pencils (#2), colored pencils (12 count), pocket folders, glue sticks, notebook paper

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