Vegas Golden Knights will distribute school supplies to teachers and students this week

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Members of the Golden Knights are helping local students and teachers prepare to return to class this week!

Ahead of students returning to school on August 9, the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation and the Public Education Foundation are teaming up to help distribute supplies August 2-6.

The first 500 teachers who show up at the City National Arena on Monday, August 2 can receive a pre-packaged bag of school supplies from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., while supplies last. The event will continue on Tuesday, August 3 at Lifeguard Arena in Henderson from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Teachers will need to present their CCSD ID card when picking up their bags and staying in their car.

The Golden Knights will also drop off supplies at five pre-selected elementary schools in the Las Vegas Valley. Former Golden Knight Deryk Engelland, some current Golden Knights, Chance and cast members from VGK will be part of the cast throughout the week.

Full delivery schedule:

  • 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 wishing to support the campaign, a list of supplies in need can be found and donated by visiting https://thepef.org/give/.


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