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Back To School Drive Success

Kelly Traylor


Sep 9th, 2016

Cheerleaders with mascot

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club and Albertsons-Safeway visited Herrera Elementary School in Phoenix to culminate their back-to-school drive on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Former Cardinals wide receiver Frank Sanders, Cardinals Cheerleaders and team mascot Big Red surprised students at the school with a $5,000 check, 650 Cardinals backpacks, and $10,000 worth of school supplies from Albertsons-Safeway.

In addition, Albertsons-Safeway is also presenting the Salvation Army with a $10,000 check, which will partially go toward scholarships for students to participate in Calais Campbell’s after school program at the Salvation Army.

The Cardinals and Albertsons-Safeway partnered to collect new school supplies and donations in August for needy schools. Albertsons-Safeway matched each donation up to $5,000 during the drive.



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