Lebanon Reporter

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July 11, 2013

'Stuff the Bus' event at Wal-Mart this weekend

Volunteers will be accepting donations of new school supplies at the Lebanon Wal-Mart during the “Stuff the Bus” event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday for the Boone County Back Pack Attack program.

The county-wide school supply drive will run through July 15. The United Way of Central Indiana, Gander Mountain Distribution Center, Hachette Book Group, Lebanon Area Boys & Girls Club, Lebanon Kiwanis Club, Skjodt Barrett, The Caring Center and the Lebanon Wal-Mart are leading the Boone County Back Pack Attack to collect new school supplies to distribute to area children in need.

“Our goal is to fill the bus with school supplies this weekend,” said Amy Hammerle, Boone County volunteer engagement coordinator for the United Way of Central Indiana. “Last year our Back Pack Attack volunteers collected over 2,000 items during the Stuff The Bus weekend, but more donations are needed this year.”

Cash donations will also be accepted. Checks can be made out to United Way of Central Indiana, with Boone Back Pack Attack written in the memo line, and mailed to United Way of Central Indiana, 221 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon IN 46052. All donations of school supplies and funds will be used in Boone County for Boone County students.

For more information on the Boone County Back Pack Attack, call the United Way of Central Indiana Boone County office at 765-483-0165, or email julia.friedman@ucwi.org.

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