LVMPD Back-to-School Initiative benefiting local students

Posted at 2:53 PM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 18:25:57-04

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation is proud to fund the 2020 Back to School Initiative.

Sponsored in part by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Nevada Medicaid and United Way of Southern Nevada, the 2020 LVMPD Back to School Initiative will provide 10,000 local students in Southern Nevada with backpacks and other school supplies for their first day of school.

LVMPD Office of Community Engagement will hold a press conference at their headquarters (400 S. Martin L. King Blvd.) on July 21 at 1:30 p.m. with community partners.

During the press conference, the foundation will provide backpacks and supplies to all 10 area commands for distribution in their corresponding neighborhoods.

Area command officers will then distribute backpacks with supplies at the following locations:

July 22 – Convention Center Area CommandHarbor Island Apartments, 370 E. Harmon Ave.

July 23 – Enterprise Area Command: John R. Hummel Hummel Elementary School, 9800 Placid St.

July 23 – Spring Valley Area Command: Cashman Park, 4622 W. Desert Inn Rd.

July 25 – Summerlin Area Command: Pirates Cove Corridor, Luna St.

July 26 – Northwest Area Command: Águilas Church, 5355 Madre Mesa Dr.

July 29 – Northwest Area Command: Mater Academy of Nevada, 3445 S. Mountain Vista St.

July 30 – Northeast Area Command: Bob Price Community Center, 2050 Bonnie Ln.

August 3 – Downtown Area Command: Veteran’s Village (Shared Village), 50 N 21st Street.

August 4 – Bolden Area Command: Liberty Baptist Church, 6501 W. Lake Mead Blvd.

August 6 – Downtown Area Command: Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave.

August 4, 5 and 6 – Southeast Area Command: 17 Elementary Schools and Boys and Girls Clubs

August 8 – South Central Area Command: Mobile Distribution