Monday, July 11, 2016

Time to “Stuff the Bus” with United Way

Goal is to collect 12,000 school supplies for area children

Greenville, OH (July 5, 2016): The Darke County United Way is once again having its annual Stuff A Bus school supply drive to collect school supplies and distribute them to all Darke County school districts for students in need. Items needed include: paper (wide and college-ruled), composition books, #2 pencils, blue and black pens, erasers, rulers, glue sticks, safety scissors, markers, washable markers, highlighters, post it notes, crayons in 16 or 24 packs, single subject notebooks, colored pencils, pocket folders, calculators, pencil sharpeners, pencil pouches/boxes, dry erase markers, backpacks, lunch boxes, ziplock bags, tissues, and/or antibacterial wipes.

Collection day is Friday, July 29th from 9:00 am-4:00 pm in the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot in Greenville and from 9:00 am-2:00 pm in the Versailles Board of Education’s front parking lot. If you would like to drop off school supplies before July 29th please drop items off at the following locations: Darke County YMCA-Greenville and Versailles, Farmers State Bank – Greenville and New Madison Branches, Greenville Federal - main office, Greenville National Bank – Broadway branch in Greenville and branches in Ansonia, Arcanum, Bradford, and Gettysburg, Greenville Public Library, McDonald’s north ,Second National Bank – Broadway branch in Greenville and Arcanum & Versailles branches, Versailles Savings & Loan office in Versailles, and the Darke County United Way Office. Our goal is to collect 12,000 supplies, which will be nearly $10,000 worth, to give our community’s children the tools to succeed and learn. Stuff a Bus benefits children in the following school districts: Ansonia, Arcanum, Bradford, Franklin Monroe, Greenville, Mississinawa Valley, Tri Village, Versailles, and Board of Developmental Disabilities.

The purpose of the Darke County United Way is to increase the organized capacity of people of people to care for one another. For more information, contact the Darke County United Way at 547-1272 or

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