City National Bank donates 1,000 backpacks

City National Bank has donated 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to at-risk students in 30 schools and one nonprofit in Nevada, California, New York, Tennessee and Georgia.

The donation marks the fifth consecutive year bank employees have collected and donated supplies to children in need. Last year the bank donated more than 41,000 items through the program.

Items landed at three Las Vegas schools, including: Helen Jydstrup Elementary, Jack Dailey Elementary and Paradise Elementary.

Contact reporter Ed Komenda at or 702-383-0270. Follow him on Twitter @ejkomenda.