United Way of Greater Augusta is working in support of Harrisonburg Radio Group’s annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive at the Staunton and Waynesboro Wal-Marts during tax free weekend – August 5th, 6th, and 7th.
With more than 10,000 children in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County in poverty, Stuff the Bus is an opportunity to help families not have to decide between groceries and school supplies. Nearly half of all children are on free or reduced school lunch and will directly benefit from school supplies collected throughout the weekend.
By partnering with Wal-Mart, Waynesboro, Staunton, and Augusta County Schools, and Harrisonburg Radio Group, hundreds of volunteers will be collecting and sorting donated school supplies and backpacks for students throughout the region.
Donations can be dropped off all weekend long August 5-7 at the Staunton or Waynesboro Wal-Marts. In addition to donations, United Way of Greater Augusta is in need of volunteers to help us collect, pack and deliver school supplies. Please visit the Greater Augusta Volunteer Center website at www.volunteergreateraugusta.org for opportunities to volunteer for Stuff the Bus.
If you would like to donate school supplies prior to August 5th, you can drop off supplies at the United Way of Greater Augusta office located at 24 Idlewood Blvd, Staunton, Virginia between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For more information, contact the United Way of Greater Augusta at 540-885-1229 or email, [email protected].