(Festus) The Jefferson County Family YMCA in Festus is holding a School Supply Drive now through the end of August to help support children gear up for the new school year.

YMCA Membership Director Samantha Roberson explains the importance of the drive.

Roberson adds they have made a contactless way for people to participate.

Again, the YMCA’s School Supply Drive is going on now through Monday, August 31st; however, donations will not be turned down after that date.

Visit gwrymca.org or call 636-931-9622 for more information.