School supply drive looks to help Hattiesburg families in need

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Toyota of Hattiesburg's second annual back-to-school drive is back in full swing this year accepting monetary, school supplies and uniform donations.

"We try to help out our local families first, and if we have a great success or a huge turnout, we're going to branch out to different areas" said Toyota's Jessica Skeen.

Toyota is looking for Hattiesburg families that will benefit from the supply drive. Potential recipients can apply through the form on the business's Facebook page, "Toyota of Hattiesburg."

"A lot of people in our area really need some assistance," said Skeen.

The back-to-school drive is scheduled to run until August 3. All donations can be dropped of at Toyota of Hattiesburg's location at 1620 West Pine Street.

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