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Beyer Subaru in Alexandria Donates $7,500 to Hybla Valley Elementary for School Supplies

Hybla Valley Elementary students and teachers with school supply kits donated by Beyer Subaru. (Photo courtesy Vault Communications)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Beyer Subaru in Alexandria recently partnered with to donate $7,500 to Hybla Valley Elementary, the second they have supported the school.  The dealership also gave away school supply kits to help students have a good start to the new school year.

The donation was made as part of a national inititave, Subaru Loves Learning. It provides funding for schools that need it most, so teachers can buy supplies and resources to help students succeed. Beyer Subaru’s donation benefits more than 375 students; each teacher received $500 to purchase supplies for the entire school year.

“The ongoing support from Beyer Subaru and the Subaru Loves Learning initiative is greatly appreciated by Hybla Valley Elementary School teachers, staff, students and families,” said Pricipal Lauren Sheehy. “With this donation, we will be able to provide additional support for essential items to help our students succeed during the upcoming school year.”

“We want to make our local teachers feel special and help students get excited about the back-to-school season and make sure they have the supplies they need to succeed this upcoming school year,” said Jordy Coho, the general manager at Beyer Subaru. “The Subaru Loves Learning initiative is one of the many ways Beyer Subaru gives back throughout the year, and we’re grateful to partner with Hybla Valley Elementary School and to make a lasting impact.”

According to, more than 92 percent of classrooms have students whose families cannot afford to purchase school supplies. Therefore, many teachers have to use their own money to meet the need. [SEE ALSO: Alexandria’s Human Services Dept. Hosting Fall Festival Sept. 9]

Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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