"Fill The Bus" school supplies drive & backpack giveaway

A new school year is right around the corner for thousands of Rio Grande Valley students.

Action 4 News is teaming up with Frank Smith Toyota and "School Tools" to collect school supplies for disadvantaged students.

Valley residents are asked to come out and make a donation of school supplies or cash.

The "Fill The Bus" drive will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 8th.

Action 4 News will be broadcasting LIVE from our TV studios in Harlingen and Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen in Pharr.

As part of the drive, Action 4 News will also be giving away 10 backpacks fully stocked with school supplies.

Click here for your chance to win a backpack