Shopping for school supplies can be expensive, but the people of Holt and Dimondale have come together to ease that burden.
Delhi Township supervisor, John Hayhoe said when the owner of B2 Outlet Stores reached out to him about their school supply drive, he asked local businesses to get involved.
"Suddenly within two days, we raised over $750 from businesses and individuals. And they said they would match that in supplies, so that bumped it right up to $1500," said Hayhoe.
John said the community of Holt and Dimondale have raised over $2,000, which B2 Outlet Store will match, making the total $4,000.
Jshell Hiller, a cashier at B2 Outlet said it's heartwarming to see people donating. "“Some folks will just wander around and if they don’t find things that they want for themselves personally, they’ll come over here to our lovely back to school station here and just pick up a few items and throw it in there."
B2 Outlet Stores has a giant box that they use to hold school supplies, which then gets packed into bookbags and delivered to schools next week. Donations will be accepted all month.
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