Finishing up Tools for School 2020


In August of each year Southland Volkswagen mounts a huge drive to collect schools supplies for children in the community whose families don’t have the means to provide for them. All collections are provided to the United Way to distribute to the community together with a matching donations direct from Southland VW.


We finished up the 2020 Tools for School today (Friday, August 28, 2020)! It was a HUGE SUCCESS! We had plenty of supplies and backpacks that were collected and sent to the United Way of Southeastern Alberta with the help of CHAT 94.5 FMKim Johnston from CHAT helped with radio spots and social media to ensure awareness about the Tools for Schools Program.

Today we loaded up 3 trucks FULL of supplies! We even had backpacks in the back and front seats of these trucks. Each backpack was also filled with supplies any child would need to succeed in school. We can’t wait until next year for the 2021 Tools for School!

How YOU can Help:

Your donation of $50 will supply a backpack stuffed with school supplies to be given to a local child in need to prepare them for the upcoming school year!

Donate directly, or finance your donation when you finance your vehicle or vehicle repairs!

You can donate in person at Southland Volkswagen, or by phone by calling our donation hotline:


We are now able to accept donations by Credit Card, cash or cheque!

Or e-Transfer your $50 Donation to:

with the password Tools2020 and you’ll be sent a receipt for your donation!

Year after year the people of Medicine Hat have stepped up to help those most in need in our community and, with your help, we can make sure that every child in our community has the tools required to pursue their education!