Montgomery, Ala., – On Wednesday, August 3, 2016, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) Team Members donated school supplies to fill 400 backpacks and tote bags for Montgomery Public School System students. The backpacks/totes and supplies will help these students start the new school year with many of the tools they’ll need for a year of learning.

Over three weeks, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama Team Members descended on local retail stores to purchase nearly $9,000 worth of school supplies. Team Members picked up backpacks/totes purchased by HMMA and filled them with a recommended list of supplies. The filled backpacks were then presented to representatives from the Montgomery Public School System and Montgomery Education Foundation who will coordinate the distribution of the school supplies to local students.

This was HMMA’s fifth Pack-A-Backpack campaign. Each backpack contains: copy paper, No. 2 pencils, pencil sharpener, crayons, glue sticks, bottles of glue, Ziploc bags, hand sanitizer, and baby wipes.

Group Photo Caption: Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent Margaret Allen (center) joins several team members from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama to thank them for donating 400 backpacks/totes filled with nearly $9,000 worth of school supplies.

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, headquartered in Montgomery, Ala., is an independent manufacturing operation of Hyundai Motor Company, based in Seoul, Korea. HMMA currently produces the 2017 Sonata and Elantra sedans and 2017 Santa Fe Sport CUV. Hyundai cars and sport utility vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced by more than 900 Hyundai dealerships across North America.

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