The United Way of Delaware County Women's Leadership Network and Walmart have teamed up to collect school supplies and personal hygiene items for local students.
A "Stuff the Bus" campaign will be held from June 16 through 21. The effort will kick off at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 16, at the Lewis Center Walmart, 8659 Columbus Pike, when representatives from Walmart, United Way and Delaware City Schools will begin putting items on a bus.
To participate, purchase school supplies and drop them off at any of the following collection sites: Delaware City Schools Administration Office and the Woodward Summer Lunch Program; Council for Older Adults; the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce; the United Way of Delaware County; the Delaware YMCA; and Buehler's in Delaware.
Among the items the Supplies for Scholars program hopes to collect are crayons, colored pencils, rules, glue sticks, white glue, pocket folders, three-ring binders, No. 2 pencils, dry erase markers, large erasers, new backpacks, scissors, markers, pens, spiral notebooks, highlighters, ruled notebook paper, composition notebooks, deodorant, soap/shampoo, hair brushes, toothbrushes, toothpaste and socks/underwear.