News 6 partners with A Gift for Teaching

$1 in donations equals $20 in school supplies


You can help get results for Central Florida’s primary provider of free school supplies to teachers so they can provide for their students in need.

News 6 is once again teaming up with A Gift For Teaching.

For every $1 you give, A Gift For Teaching can provide $20 worth of essential supplies to high-need students. 

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News 6 will hold a phone bank on Thursday, Aug. 16, to help A Gift For Teaching get results. The number to call is 888-436-6665.

In addition, any viewer who donates $50 or more will be entered into a drawing for a News 6 VIP Experience. The viewer and up to three guests will get a tour of the station, watch a live broadcast of News 6 at Noon and have lunch with some of the News 6 anchors and/or reporters.

The winner will be drawn and contacted by A Gift For Teaching after all contributions are collected. 

News 6 radio partner MIX 105.1 is also partnering in the event and will collect supplies at GameTime in Ocoee from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Viewers and listeners can bring pencils, paper, crayons, colored pencils and dry erase markers and have a chance to win tickets to the Monster Jam Triple Threat Series show on Saturday.

  • Take a selfie with the Monster Jam Megalodon Truck. (Truck subject to change)
  • Enter to win four tickets to Monster JAM Triple Threat Series on August 18, 2018, at the Amway Center at 7 p.m. MIX will draw a winner every 30 minutes.
  • Jay Edwards from The Morning MIX will be there from 5-7 p.m.
  • The first 25 to donate a new backpack will receive a one-hour timed game card ($15 value)

In the videos below, watch News anchors reflect on teachers who influenced them.