Academy Sports + Outdoors donates $1K back-to-school shopping spree to Hangers

Academy Sports + Outdoors donates $1K back-to-school shopping spree to Hangers

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Academy Sports + Outdoors is helping Hangers get the products they need by donating a $1,000 shopping spree to the organization so they can buy school supplies for the upcoming school year.

Hangers is a clothing resource that helps EVSC students in need by providing them everyday living essentials that would otherwise be unaffordable.

The organization is using the shopping spree to buy back-to-school items like clothes, shoes, backpacks, lunch boxes, sports equipment and more.

Director Dave Schutte says it’s great for Hangers to receive high-quality clothing that don’t get frequently donated.

“We know what items we need the most, and items that aren’t routinely donated,” said Schutte. “There are some items that are not donated with any frequency. We have to find another resource to get them.”

Items donated on Monday will be available when Hangers reopens to students on August 17.

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