Each year United Ways across the country partner with their local Walmarts to hold a community school supply drive called Stuff the Bus. Volunteers provide shoppers with a list of needed supplies compiled by the school system and encourage them to purchase an item to donate. Donated items are placed on a bus in the parking lot and driven to a distribution point at the end of the event.
This year, UWRC is holding Stuff the Bus events on two separate Saturdays:
Saturday, August 4 from 10 am – 1 pm – Lawrence County, OH, and Mason County, WV
Saturday, August 11 from 10 am – 1 pm – Cabell (both Walmarts), Wayne, and Lincoln counties (the Lincoln County Event will be a Back-to-School Bash, since they don’t have a Walmart)
We need volunteers at all locations to talk up the cause, pass out lists to entering customers, track donations on the bus, and/or help unload at the distribution points. This is a very tangible way to help vulnerable students in our service area, plus it’s fun and family-friendly!
Locations are listed below. If you’re interested in helping, please sign up at http://www.unitedwevolunteer.org/aem/general/. Feel free to contact Andrea Roy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304.523.8929, ext. 107 with any questions.
Mason Walmart Supercenter, 320 Mallard Lane, Mason, WV 25260
Lawrence County, OH
South Point Walmart Supercenter, 354 Private Drive 288, South Point, OH 45680
Barboursville Walmart Supercenter, 25 Nichols Drive, Barboursville, WV 25504
Huntington Walmart Supercenter, 3333 US Route 60, Huntington, WV 25705
Wayne Walmart Supercenter, 100 McGinnis Drive, Wayne, WV 25570
Lincoln County – Back-to-School Bash! Details to follow
Feel free to share this opportunity!
Contact: Andrea Roy at email@example.com or 304.523.8929, ext. 107 with any questions.