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The United Way of Central Arkansas will partner with Y107, Wal-Mart and Kona Ice to host our annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply & toiletry drive.
Stuff the Bus eases the financial burden on families with school-aged children that are struggling to make ends meet, giving a student who is in need the required supplies. promotes learning, encourages self-esteem and helps kids stay in school.  It’s more than school supplies.  It’s the first step to prepare students for a fulfilling, successful future!
 
You Can Help Set Children Up for Success!
Help our kids in Faulkner, Perry, & Van Buren Counties start school equipped with the supplies they need to be ready to learn.  
Join us July 23 - August 4 in collecting school supplies and toiletry items for students in our area!
 
Check out the list below to see where you can drop of your donations:
Last day to drop off supplies at a site is Friday, August 3rd. To sign your business/organization up as a Stuff the Bus partner, click HERE
 
You can also donate online - Let us shop for you! $20 buys a fully stocked backpack. August 6th is the last day to make an online donation HERE
 
Our Stuff the Bus event will take place at both Conway Walmart locations, on Dave Ward & Highway 65, and the Walmart in Clinton, on August 4th from 8am-3pm.
 
Ways to Volunteer:
  • Help collect items at our annual Stuff the Bus kick off on August 4th at the any of our participating Walmart locations (in Conway or Clinton)
  • Help us sort school supplies & toiletry items on August 6th, 7th, and 8th at the United Way office in Downtown Conway (1110 Oak St. Conway, AR 72032)

    CLICK HERE to volunteer!

The number of students in need Faulkner, Perry & Van Buren Counties increases every year!  There is still much to be done so that every student has the required school supplies their families cannot afford.  We look forward to continuing our efforts to serve families in our community. 
 
**If you are needing supplies for your children, please contact your child's school counselor.
 
Here's what the kids need:
  • Backpacks (Elementary & High School Size) 
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Pencils and pens
  • Dry erase markers
  • Hand soap/wet wipes
  • Colored pencils
  • Washable markers
  • Rulers
  • Glue Sticks
  • Shampoo
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant                                                     
  • Shaving cream
  • Feminine products
  • Soap
  • Shaving Razors
  • Brush/Comb
  • Crayons
  • Dental Floss
  • 3-Ring Binders
  • Rest Mats
  • Pencil Pouches 

For more information, please contact: 501-327-5087 or email at mail@uwcark.org