United Way asks community to help Stuff-a-Bus for students in need

The United Way of Greater Oswego County’s annual Stuff-a-Bus campaign collection day has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14.

School buses will be at the following sites to accept donations of school supplies from pens and pencils to notebooks and backpacks:

• Kinney Drugs, 17 S. First St., Fulton
• Fulton Savings Bank parking lot, Route 57, Phoenix
• Walmart, state Route 3, Granby
• The Hannibal Village Market IGA, Route 3, Hannibal
• Walmart, Route 104, Oswego
• Walmart, Route 49, Central Square
• Fulton Savings Bank parking lot, Route 57, Phoenix
• Kinney Drugs, 3318 Main St., Mexico
• Kinney Drugs, 3873 Rome Road, Pulaski

The Stuff-A-Bus campaign helps provide area youth in need with the supplies required to begin the school year.

“As the result of last year’s Stuff-A-Bus campaign, we were able to serve approximately 1,600 families throughout Oswego County,” said Melanie Trexler, executive director of United Way of Greater Oswego County. “This year, with the support of caring businesses and community members, we are hoping to serve even more Oswego County students.”

School districts throughout the county, along with more than 20 business and organizations participate in the campaign. For more information, contact Melanie Trexler at the United Way at 593-1900 or Jo Ann Conzone at the Oswego City School District superintendent’s office at 341-2001.

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