For 16 years, Mary Nelson has been making sure students in our community have the necessary tools to learn in the classroom. She has made it her mission to collect all types of school supplies, backpacks, clothing, services, and whatever else a student needs to be successful in school. Mary's deeds have not come without sacrifice and hardships, but yet she perseveres. This year will be her 17th year providing school supplies and more for our students. She spoke with me about what it takes to put on the annual Mary Nelson Youth Day BBQ and more.