FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Academy Sports & Outdoors is teaming up with the Fort Smith Police Department and the Boys and Girls Club to surprise 20 local kids with a $2,000 shopping spree.
Each child will be paired with a first responder and given a $100 Academy gift card to shop for apparel, footwear, sports equipment and more ahead of the National Night Out.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes first responder and community partnerships.
Fort Smith’s National Night Out event will be on October 1.
Academy will also be donating $3,000 to the Fort Smith Police Foundation.