Volunteers help students move into college dorms

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-- College move-in day can be hectic, busy, and stressful.

But Home Depot volunteers working at the University of Alabama- Huntsville for move-in day say they want to change that. A group of more than 15 people from 3 Huntsville Home Depot stores assisted students Friday as they got settled in.

Lynda Ares, Store Manager, said, "This is the first. The first time we've decided to do it... [We] can get everything together, one trip up."

Students like Tevon Walker were breathing a sigh of relief.

"I just pulled my car up and they said come on in, we'll help you unload," he said.

Volunteers used flat carts, shopping carts, even school-provided laundry carts to move students' stuff up to their assigned dorm rooms. They hoped for an easier transition back to school, so students can focus on the year ahead."

Filed in: Huntsville

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