Salvation Army invites community to ‘stuff the bus’ with school supplies

first_img “There are families that are unable to purchase the school supplies that are needed to get their children off to a good start at the beginning of the school year,” May said. “That is especially true for some families that have several school-age children or those that are facing temporary financial problems because of the loss of jobs, illnesses, emergency situations or just the rising cost of living. The ‘Stuff the Bus’ program is a way to help make sure every child starts to school with the basic supplies they need.”May said schools make school supply lists available to their students and lists are sometimes made public.“Those who would like to help the Salvation Army ‘Stuff the Bus’ are encouraged to check the lists if possible,” she said. “If not, paper, No. 2 pencils, crayons and markers are always good choices along with tissue and hand sanitizers. Backpacks and lunch boxes are often-needed items.”May said the Salvation Army also has a need. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories You Might Like Pike Historical Society seeks funds for Monticello marker The Pike County Historical, Genealogical and Preservation Society is on a mission. And, for a sum of $2,220 the historical… read more Print Article Sponsored Content Salvation Army invites community to ‘stuff the bus’ with school supplies By Jaine Treadwell Book Nook to reopen “‘Stuff the Bus’ will be from 8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 3 at Walmart,” she said. “We are excited to be able to offer this opportunity to make sure that every child has what he or she needs to start school. However, our Salvation Army staff is limited and 10 hours is a long time on a hot, August day. So, we would greatly appreciate any volunteers that would relieve us for a short time throughout the day by assisting with drop-offs and other duties associated with the back-to-school event.”Those who would like to volunteer with the Salvation Army’s “Stuff the Bus” are encouraged to call the Salvation Army Service Center at 334-808-1069. The school supplies will be made available to local schools that respond with needs. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Pike County Salvation Army in Troy invites the community to help them “Stuff the Bus” with school supplies for local children who need assistance with the purchase of school supplies for the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.The Salvation Army’s ‘Stuff the Bus” opportunity will be on Saturday, August 3 at Walmart in Troy.Kim May, director of the local Salvation Army Service Center and Thrift Store, said the Salvation Army is always alert to ways to assist neighbors. Skip Published 3:00 am Wednesday, July 10, 2019 By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img

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