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United Way plans Stuff the Bus event

United Way of Greater Augusta will be holding its annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ at the Staunton and Waynesboro Wal-Marts’ during tax free weekend – August 5th, 6th and 7th.

Throughout the weekend, volunteers will be collecting donated school supplies and backpacks for students in Waynesboro, Staunton and Augusta Co. schools. Donations can be dropped off all weekend long at Wal-Mart. In addition to donations, United Way of Greater Augusta is in need of volunteers to help us collect school supplies.

United Way of Greater Augusta has partnered with Wal-Mart, UPS, Q101, 105.1 BOB Rocks, 96.1 Lite FM, WHSV 3, and The Salvation Army to present Stuff the Bus and Tools for School.

Each year the United Way of Greater Augusta makes it their mission to collect as many school supplies as possible to supply to all the surrounding schools with. Stuff the Bus helps provide all children with the right tools they need to learn. This annual event is planned to give kids a jump-start on getting ready for school and will help level the playing field for even our most impoverished children and their families.

The United Way of Greater Augusta is also inviting the public and private sectors to join in by coordinating a back-to-school drive at your work place during the month of July. All school supplies collected must be delivered to the United Way of Greater Augusta office no later than August 4th.

The impact of working together to serve our children can touch a life and make a difference

For more information or to volunteer please contact United Way of Greater Augusta at 540-885-1229 or email

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