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SOUTHFIELD, PLYMOUTH FACILITIES SUPPORT STARFISH FAMILY SERVICES

September 24, 2019

The DRiV™ and Tenneco Powertrain facilities in Southfield and Plymouth, Michigan, recently held a back-to-school supplies drive to benefit Starfish Family Services.  The annual collection, sponsored by the Recreation Council, is held to provide families across metropolitan Detroit with the necessities to begin a successful school year.  Overall, the following was collected:

  • Backpacks: 106 
  • Pencil Boxes: 134 
  • Markers: 222 
  • Crayons: 376 
  • Colored Pencils: 143 
  • Glue: 99 
  • Pencils: 471 
  • Notebooks: 73 
  • Construction Paper: 56 
  • Scissors: 79 
  • Folders: 77 
  • Lunchbox: 2 
  • Playdoh: 53 
  • Erasers: 95 
  • Pens: 113 
  • Binders: 4 
  • Highlighters: 9 
  • Loose Leaf: 7 
  • Gum: 2 

“As part of living our corporate values, DRiV team members find that it’s very important to give back to the communities in which we work, and this is just a small way for us to help those in the area that are less fortunate than we are,” said Eryka Czopek, director, Human Resources.  “Once again, we had great participation, and we thank all of our employees for their generosity.”