GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The WFMY News 2 team will engage in healthy competition this week, in an effort to boost donations for the 18th annual Tools for School campaign. The ladies of WFMY News 2 are challenging the men of WFMY News 2 in a two-day "showdown" to see who can collect the most school supplies for teachers in the Triad.

Wednesday, Aug. 20 the ladies will be at the Walmart on Wendover Avenue in Greensboro from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., helping collect school supply donations from generous WFMY News 2 viewers.

Thursday, Aug. 21 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., the guys will be at the Walmart on Battleground Avenue.

WFMY News 2 will provide live coverage throughout the days, starting in the Good Morning Show.

Whichever team collects the most supplies will "win" the Tools for Schools showdown. But, the effort is in good fun, because the purpose of the campaign has widespread benefits.

Throughout the month of August, WFMY News 2 has been collecting school supplies at participating Walmart stores, Schiffman's Jewelers and other businesses. All school supplies collected within a county or city stay within the school districts in that area. Supplies are distributed by local school systems or teacher supply warehouses.

Since 1996, more than 488,000 students have benefited from supplies collected during the campaign. Teachers typically spend an average of $500 to $800 out of pocket to pay for school supplies. This drive helps them avoid these fees.

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Find A Participating Collection Site

Deluxe Corporation

3703 Farmington Drive

Greensboro, NC 27407

Gap – Friendly Center

800 Friendly Center Road

Greensboro, NC 27408

GapKids – Friendly Center

801 Friendly Center Road

Greensboro, NC 27408

Greensboro Cultural Center

200 N. Davie Street

Greensboro, NC 27401

Old Navy – Friendly Center

3000 Northline Avenue

Greensboro, NC 27408


225 S. Elm Street

Greensboro, NC 27401


811 Friendly Center Drive

Greensboro, NC 27408


137 S. Stratford Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27104

The Health Insurance Store

2020 S. Holden Road, Suite A

Greensboro, NC 27407

The Village at Brookwood

1860 Brookwood Avenue

Burlington, NC 27215

Volunteer Center

1500 Yanceyville Street

Greensboro, NC 27405

Ward Black Law

208 W. Wendover Avenue

Greensboro, NC 27408

Participating Wal-Mart Stores (listed alphabetically by city):

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1132

1226 East Dixie Drive

Asheboro, NC 27203

Wal-Mart Store #1498

3738 N. Battleground Ave.

Greensboro, NC 27410

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #5320

121 W. Elmsley Drive

Greensboro, NC 27406

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1842

4424 West Wendover Avenue

Greensboro, NC 27407

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3658

2107 Pyramid Village Blvd.

Greensboro, NC 27405

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #4477

2710 North Main Street

High Point, NC 27265

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1613

2628 South Main Street

High Point, NC 27263

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #2793

1130 South Main Street

Kernersville, NC 27284

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1322

160 Lowes Boulevard

Lexington, NC 27292

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3305

6711 NC Highway 135

Mayodan, NC 27027

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1096

261 Cooper Creek Drive

Mocksville, NC 27028

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1039

2241 Rockford Street

Mount Airy, NC 27030

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3304

1624 NC #14 Highway

Reidsville, NC 27320

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3770

19265 Jeb Stuart Highway

Stuart, VA 24171

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3503

1585 Liberty Drive, Suite #1

Thomasville, NC 27360

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #1849

320 East Hanes Mill Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #2472

4550 Kester Mill Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Wal-Mart Supercenter Store #3626

3475 Parkway Village Ct.

Winston-Salem, NC 27127

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