School supply drive underway

Columbia’s Office of Economic Development has partnered with Black Public Relations Society and local Columbia businesses to host a school supply drive.

From now until September 23 community members and organizations can donate. If you would like to donate school supplies for the school drive, visit one of the following community partners to drop off supplies:

Rhodes Branding – 2628 Millwood Avenue

Cost Cutters Hair Salon – 5510 Forest Drive

ERG Payroll & HR – 810 Dutch Square Boulevard

LS3P – 701 Lady Street

J Brown Studio – 5910 Garners Ferry Road

Suggested supplies include: earbuds/headphones, wireless mouse, lap desks, reusable water bottles, mechanical pencils, pencils, glue sticks, erasers, crayons, EXPO markers, Lysol wipes, Kleenex, composition notebooks, scissors, hand sanitizer, headphones, wide rule notebook paper, spiral notebooks and colored pencils.

Businesses that are interested in helping and would like to have a donation box at their location please can visit to fill out a survey.

For more information contact: [email protected] or [email protected].

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