Academy Sports + Outdoors donates back-to-school shopping spree for 30 kids with the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Missouri

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Academy Sports + Outdoors donates back-to-school shopping spree for 30 kids with the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Missouri

WHO: Academy Sports + Outdoors and the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Missouri

WHAT: Academy Sports + Outdoors made back-to-school shopping a little easier for 30 kids from Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Missouri with its annual Back-to-School shopping spree. Each child received a $100 Academy gift card to use towards uniforms (where available), athletic apparel, backpacks, shoes and other school necessities during the donation. This is the programís seventh year and it has grown to include over 100 similar events, benefitting over 3,000 kids throughout the southeast and Midwest U.S.

WHEN: 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 3

WHERE: Academy Sports + Outdoors, 270 Shirley Drive in Cape Girardeau.

PHOTO OPP: Capture the reaction of the kids as they shop for all-new school apparel and back-to-school supplies with their $100 Academy gift cards.

About Academy Sports + Outdoors

Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a unique assortment of quality hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel, patio sets, barbecue grills and much more. The $4.6 billion company operates over 210 stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, where the company is based. The Academy Sports + Outdoors philosophy is to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience by providing convenience, offering a broad selection of quality products, delivering exceptional customer service and selling the right stuff at everyday low prices. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors visit academy.com, facebook.com/academy, twitter.com/academy, pinterest.com/academy, youtube.com/academy and instagram.com/academy.

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