“We collected tons of crayons, pencils, paper and glue,” Suddenlink Customer Care Representative Patty Banda told the Jacksonville Daily Progress.
To encourage customers to donate supplies, Suddenlink offered installation discounts to area residents who brought in more than 10 school-supply items. The office itself provided 10 brand new backpacks for students.
Suddenlink employees chose Joe Wright Elementary School as the beneficiary because it was identified as one where students could use the most help. Marketing Manager Shelley Vaughn told school officials the Jacksonville office is planning to hold another supply drive in January.