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School supply donations being accepted at Super 1 Foods in Abbeville

Posted: 4:28 PM, Aug 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-15 17:28:32-04

(PRESS RELEASE) Super 1 Foods has partnered with the Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville and Vermilion Chamber of Commerce to support the annual Project Backpack school supply drive.

Through Aug. 31, the Super 1 Foods store located at 2210 Veterans Memorial Dr. in Abbeville will collect donations for Project Backpack, which provides school supplies for elementary schools in Vermilion Parish. School supply donations can be placed in a specially marked bin at the store. The Super 1 Foods store will also offer $6 school supply kits that customers can purchase and donate to Project Backpack.*

“We are very excited to partner with the Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville and Vermillion Chamber of Commerce to support Project Backpack,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “Our company is celebrating our 90th anniversary this year, and giving back to the communities that support our stores has always been a big part of who we are. One of our primary focus areas for community support is education, and we are proud to help provide local schools and students with the supplies they need to be successful.”

For more information and a list of benefiting schools, please visit jaofabbeville.org/project-backpack.html .

*The $6 school supply kits will be available through Sept. 3 or while supplies last.