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Receive a free oil change or car repair discount by donating school supplies

School supply drives runs through August 10
Posted at 7:43 AM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 07:52:39-04

TAMPA, Fla. — A Tampa auto repair business is offering free oil changes or discounted repairs for anyone willing to donate school supplies for children.

This is the ninth year Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair at 410 S. Dale Mabry Highway is holding a supply donation drive.

"We are thrilled to have an opportunity to encourage people to donate critical school supplies needed by our local schools and students," said franchise owner Ashley Butler. "I feel that any donation that can help a child learn is a worthy investment.”

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People who donate at least $15 worth of new school supplies will receive a free oil change or a gift certificate towards any repair or service at the shop. Used donations will not be accepted.

Donations will be accepted through August 10 only at Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair's Dale Mabry location.

Customers are encouraged to make an appointment for their oil change or service repair and bring the school supplies with them when they drop off their vehicle. You can schedule an appointment by calling 813-879-0600 or visiting

Collected school supplies will be donated to several Tampa Bay area schools to be distributed to students in need.