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Pictured, from left, are Ashley Lawson, special education supervisor, New Story of Indiana; Jennifer Bacvinskas, corporate communication specialist, Diamond Pharmacy Services; and Becky Compardo, director, New Story of Indiana, who stood with boxes of classroom supplies donated by Diamond Pharmacy employees.

Representatives from Diamond Pharmacy Services stopped by New Story School of Indiana Aug. 26 to donate a delivery vehicle full of educational supplies.

The drop-off was the culmination of a monthlong “Stuff a Diamond Van for New Story” initiative. Diamond employees were asked to bring in all manner of classroom essentials and deposit them in boxes throughout the company’s headquarters in White Township.

In total, Diamond employees donated over 560 items, from pens and notebooks to sensory items and puzzles, just in time for the new school year.

“As a company, we’re always thinking up fun ways help community organizations,” Jennifer Bacvinskas, corporate communications specialist with Diamond, said in a news release.

“We’ve been wanting to do a back-to-school supply drive for some time, and we were really inspired by New Story of Indiana and its mission.”

According to its website, New Story is a private licensed school serving the “unique needs of students with autism, emotional disturbance, intellectual disabilities and learning disabilities.”

There are 40 students are enrolled at the Philadelphia Street school.

“Diamond employees are always willing to pitch in,” Bacvinskas said. “We can always count on their generosity.”