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2017- Stuff The Bus

 

United Way of Central Arkansas will partner with Y107, Wal-Mart, Perry County’s A Place to Hang Your Hat and Kona Ice to host our annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply 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 County start school equipped with the supplies they need to be ready to learn.   Join us August 1st- 5th in collecting school supplies for students in our area!  Our collection sites around Faulkner and Perry Counties that you can drop your donations are :
  • Acxiom
  • Bank of the Ozarks (All locations in area)
  • Bigelow Market
  • Centennial Bank (All locations in our area)
  • Central Baptist College (Advancement Office)
  • Conway City Hall
  • Farris Agency
  • Faulkner Co. Council on Aging
  • Faulkner County Juvenile Court.
  • First Security (All locations in Conway)
  • First Service Bank (In Conway)
  • Freyaldenhoven Heating and Air
  • Grace United Methodist Church
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • MNB Bank (Conway)
  • Molex
  • Nabholz
  • Perry County Health Department
  • Perryville United Methodist Church
  • Perryville School District (Administration Office)
  • Simmons Bank (All locations in our area)
  • University of Central Arkansas (Library, Student Center and Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center)
  • US Bank (Conway & Perryville)
Last day to drop off supplies at a site is Friday, August ?th.
 
You can also donate online - Let us shop for you! $20 buys a fully stocked backpack. August ?th is the last day to make an online donation.
Our Stuff the Bus Day of Caring will take place at Walmart on Dave Ward on August 6th with Y107 and Kona Ice at this location! 
To volunteer at the UWCA Annual Stuff the Bus kick off on August 6th at the Dave Ward Wal-Mart, or you can give your time to sort the school supplies on August 8th, 9th, and 10th at United Way office in Downtown Conway. (Go to www.uwcark.org/volunteer to sign up to volunteer) Ask your friends to donate and/or volunteer!
The number of students in need Faulkner & Perry 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.
For more information, please contact: 501-327-5087 or email at mail@uwcark.org
 
Examples of Supplies needed are:
  • Backpacks
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Pencils and pens
  • Dry erase markers
  • Hand soap/wet wipes
  • Colored pencils
  • Washable markers
  • Rulers
  • Glue Sticks
  • Shampoo
  • Toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Shaving cream
  • Feminine products
  • Soap
  • Razor
To sign your business/organization up as a Stuff the Bus partner, click HERE