INVO PEO, a professional employer organization based in Clinton, recently partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Clinch Valley to collect school supplies for students to prepare for the upcoming school year, a press release said.
Employees at both INVO PEO’s Clinton and Oak Ridge offices collected more than $2,600 in monetary donations, 116 pairs of shoes, 85 backpacks, 416 packs of paper and notebooks, 1,130 writing utensils, 274 pocket folders, 550 glue sticks, and 919 other miscellaneous items, the press release said.
All the supplies collected will be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs so they can distribute to students as needed. The total dollar amount of all items collected is estimated to be more than $8,500.
“I’m very proud of our employees,” said William M. Arowood, president of INVO PEO. “I am also thankful we are able to help such a worthy organization such as the Boys & Girls Clubs.”
This is the second year employees of INVO PEO have raised money for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Clinch Valley. Last year, the worth of their donations were estimated at $7,500, the press release said.
“We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs in the future,” Arowood said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
This press release and photo were submitted by Mal Alder.
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