Junior Auxiliary of Columbus active members recently wrapped up the beloved “Art Reach” project after spending several weeks shopping, organizing and delivering nearly 1,600 bags of school supplies for local elementary school students.
“We are so appreciative of JA as a community partner for their art supply donation to our elementary schools,” Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Cherie Labat said. “The supplies enhance students in their exploration and creativity in the arts.”
Art Reach was developed in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and provides bags of individual art and school supplies to local elementary schools. As a result of the pandemic, new CDC guidelines dictated that students could not share classroom supplies. Through Art Reach, every elementary student in the Columbus Municipal School District will receive their own bag of supplies.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus President Ashli Dunn, and all the active members of Junior Auxiliary, wish our local students a joyous year.
“JA is so grateful to be able to supply the elementary students of the CMSD with art supplies,” said Dunn. “We hope they enjoy them as much we did putting them together. Good luck to each of the students as they begin their school year.”
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus active members turned in more than 200 hours of service for the children of Lowndes County over the last several weeks working on Art Reach.
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