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11Alive viewers donate over $16,000 worth of school supplies to Atlanta students

Viewers helped 11Alive give back to students at two metro Atlanta schools.

ATLANTA — With rising inflation, school supplies are just one of the many rising costs facing families of school children this year. To help out, 11Alive hosted a Back-to-School Supply Drive to benefit Mary M. Bethune Elementary and McNair Middle School in Fulton County. 

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From pencils & notebooks, to highlighters & bookbags, viewers and our own 11Alive family bought the supplies. 

In total, over $16,000 worth of supplies were donated.

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The students themselves were incredibly grateful and are sure to put those supplies to good use for the 2022-2023 school year. 

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