VEGAS (July 30, 2021) - The Vegas Golden Knights announced today, July 30, that the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation will be partnering with the Public Education Foundation to help distribute school supplies to students and teachers for the upcoming 2021-22 school year.
Members of the Golden Knights will be assisting the Public Education Foundation to provide support and distribution of supplies the week of August 2. On Monday, August 2, the first 500 teachers in attendance can receive a pre-packed bag of school supplies at City National Arena from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., while supplies last. The event will continue Tuesday, August 3 at Lifeguard Arena in Henderson from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. In order to pick up supplies, teachers must present their CCSD ID. Pickups will be held drive-thru style in front of each arena, so those attending will remain in their vehicles during pick up. In addition, the Golden Knights will be dropping off supplies at five preselected elementary schools throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Former Golden Knight Deryk Engelland, select Golden Knights, Chance and members of the VGK Cast will be in attendance on select days throughout the week. The full schedule for supply drop offs is below:
- August 4 at 10 a.m. - Robert Taylor Elementary School, 144 Westminster Way, Henderson, NV
- August 5 at 10 a.m. - Doris Hancock Elementary School, 1661 S Lindell Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada
- August 5 at 11:30 a.m. - HP Fitzgerald Elementary School, 2651 Revere St, North Las Vegas, Nevada
- August 6 at 10 a.m. - Vegas Verdes Elementary School, 4000 W El Parque Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada
- August 6 at 11:30 a.m. - Richard Rundle Elementary School, 425 N Christy Ln, Las Vegas, Nevada
For those who wish to support, a list of supplies in need can be found and donated by visiting https://thepef.org/give/.
ABOUT THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS
The Vegas Golden Knights are a National Hockey League franchise owned and operated by Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC. The Vegas Golden Knights were established by founding partners William Foley and his family and the Maloof family. For the latest news and information on the Golden Knights visit vegasgoldenknights.com. Fans can follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
ABOUT THE PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION
The Public Education Foundation (PEF) unites the community to inspire support of our public schools. In partnership with the Clark County School District (CCSD), PEF helps guide effective investments in education to meet critical needs of our students, families, and educators. For more information about PEF, please visit thepef.org. Follow us on Facebook @ThePublicEducationFoundation and Twitter @ThePEFtoday.