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School Supplies Sale For The Beginning Of The School Year

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Inflation has made back-to-school shopping a lot more expensive for most families. According to the National Retail Federal (NRF), families will spend an average of 40% more on back-to-school items compared to fall of 2019. The biggest price hikes?  Stationary (21.8% higher), furniture (21.1% higher), and shoes (9.9% higher). A total of $37 billion will be spent on back-to-school shopping this year.

How did you approach back-to-school shopping this year?  Did you make any changes to account for inflation?

Matt and Ramona have teamed up with Classroom Central to help students and teachers in our area. Classroom Central distributes FREE school supplies to teachers in nearly 200 schools across 6 districts to give all students an equal chance to succeed.

You can help out with a small donation of ONE dollar! Classroom Central can turn ONE dollar in to NINE dollars for school supplies.

If you would like to help, stop on by the WFNZ Doghouse before the Charlotte FC match this Saturday at the corner of Mint and Morehead and help Matt and Ramona’s Back to School Supply Drive benefitting Classroom Central.

You can also donate at!!!

Matt & Ramona's Back To School Drive Graphics_RD Charlotte WLNK_August 2022

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