JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Back-to-school shopping was made alittle easier for some kids in Region 8, Wednesday night.
Accordingto Big Brothers Big Sisters Recruitment Director, Grant Cagle, Academy Sportsdonated $100 gift cards to every kid in the Northeast Arkansas program.
Ittotaled up to $3,000.
Thekids were able to shop for backpacks, school clothes, shoes, and lunch boxeswith their mentors, also known as their BIGS.
Caglesays after working with the Jonesboro Young Professional Network, Big BrothersBig Sisters is investing over $4,000 into Jonesboro's children to help bettertheir lives this school year.
Overall27 children participated in the event.