In 2015, we assisted an estimated 2,600* school aged children including: 22 military families associated with Sanford’s National Guard Unit; kids grades pre-K thru 12; and 39 teachers with supplies for their classrooms, these teachers had to take less from their OWN pockets to supply their students. We hope your business, church, bank or civic organization, will hop aboard our Bus and help make 2016 the best campaign ever!
The “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive ensures that York County students get off to a good start in school. “Stuff the Bus” is a school readiness program which supplies backpacks, school supplies and other items, to help students prepare, and to make the first day of school a positive experience.
We have seen the need for this program grow significantly since we began. A dedicated group of community partners and volunteers are working to build relationships with the community to operate supply drives and collect donations for the “Stuff the Bus” drive.
Every donation collected makes a significant difference in the life of a York County Student. These donations bring joy to children’s lives and it brings organization into the classroom for teachers. A child with a good start is a better student, better organized and ready to learn. A donation of supplies or a simple gift of $10 will equip one young child, and $20 will supply an older child, with the necessary supplies to start their school year off on the right foot.
Thank-you! This program works because of the generous donations from people like you!
Wanda Parent, Director
*Includes: Sanford and Acton students; southern York County as slots are available; teachers specifically assisted through sponsorship and the students in their classrooms; not to mention approximately 100 children and families through outreach and caseworkers. In addition, approximately 1,000 pieces to Africa and Mexico via Curtis Lake Church