Help United Way of Salt Lake Stuff the Bus with school supplies for 5,000 kids!

July 19, 2011
Author: Jerilyn Stowe

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Salt Lake City – This school year, many children will lack the supplies they need to enter the classroom ready to learn. United Way of Salt Lake is encouraging the community to help collect school supplies for low-income children served through United Way of Salt Lake’s neighborhood Community Learning Centers. Supplies collected will be stuffed into backpacks and delivered to over 15 school locations on United Way of Salt Lake’s annual Day of Caring, September 8, 2011.

 

WHEN:  Now through August 5th

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

  1. Donate school supplies.  Drop off school supplies at United Way of Salt Lake; 175 S. West Temple, Suite 30, Salt Lake City, UT.
  2. Conduct a school supply drive with your friends, family, and/or coworkers. Fill out the participation form online at uw.org, or dial 2-1-1
  3. Donate $5 to fill a backpack for a kid by texting SLKIDS to 864833

 

Stuff the Bus school supply wish list:

  • Backpacks
  • Elementary school tablets/paper
  • Pocket folders
  • Colored Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Pencils
  • Notebook paper
  • 3-Ring binders
  • School gule/glue sticks
  • Rulers
  • Pens
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Books

 

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MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION

Jerilyn Stowe
Vice President of Marketing & Communication
jerilyn@uw.org 801.736.7709