Venue: Big Lots, Christiansburg
Date: July 27, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Event Types: Miscellaneous, Charity
The United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd will be holding a special Stuff the Bus Event at two locations on Friday, July 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dollar General Market, located at 112 West Main Street in downtown Christiansburg and Big Lots, located at 130 Conston Avenue in Christiansburg. There will be a school bus parked all day at both locations where local residents can donate school supplies!
All items donated will be given to local children in need of school supplies. With growing needs in the area and decreases in donations, local children need our help more than ever.
Items Needed; Backpacks, Lunchboxes or insulated lunch bags, Binders, Pocket folders, Wide-rule spiral notebooks and/or notebook paper, College-rule spiral notebooks and/or notebook paper, Erasable ball-point pens (blue or black), No. 2 pencils, Highlighters, Pink erasers, Safety scissors, tissue boxes, Expo markers, Washable markers, Colored pencils, Crayons, Glue sticks, Pointed scissors, 3" x 5" index cards, 5-tab index dividers, Pocket-only folders, 3- or 5-subject spiral notebook, 5-tab index dividers, Pocket-only folders, Ruler, Protractor, Compass, Graph paper, Calculator, Hand sanitizer
Beginning Monday, July 2nd, United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd will have drop zones located all around the New River Valley to collect school supply donations. There will be two drop zone locations in Montgomery County, Radford City and Floyd County where individuals can donate school supplies to local children in need.
A highly visible bin will be placed at the entrance of each drop zone with a United Way poster attached. These bins will remain in place until Tuesday, July 31st, when the Stuff the Bus drive will end.
Drop Zones include:
- Dollar General (Radford)
1220 Tyler Avenue
- Radford Public Libary
30 West Main Street
- Dollar General (Floyd)
114 Floyd Highway
- Floyd Pharmacy
709 East Main Street
- Dollar General Market (Christiansburg)
112 West Main Street
- Big Lots (Christiansburg)
130 Conston Avenue
For additional information about United Way’s Stuff the Bus Campaign, contact the United Way of Montgomery, Radford & Floyd office at 540-381-2066 or by email at email@example.com.