ST. GEORGE — United Way Dixie is partnering with Allconnect for the first annual “Stuff the BUS” school supply drive, which will take place Thursday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Allconnect parking lot, 1572 S. Dixie Drive in St. George.
The goal for the drive is to stuff a full-size school bus to the top with much-needed school supplies. Donations will go to children and families in need in the Washington County School District.
Businesses and groups are encouraged to support the drive.
Needed items include:
- Full-size backpacks
- Standard-size backpacks
- Spiral notebooks
- 1-inch black binders
- Glue sticks
- Pens (black, blue and red ink)
- Mechanical pencils
- Colored pencils
- Binder dividers
- Blunt tip scissors
- 3-by-4-inch index cards
During the drive, there will be a barbecue with free hot dogs, chips and drinks for attendees; there will be a group photo opportunity in front of the bus; and there will be a live radio broadcast.
- What: “Stuff the BUS” school supply drive
- When: Thursday, July 30, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
- Where: Allconnect parking lot, 1572 S. Dixie Drive in St. George
- Information: Telephone: 435-674-5939 | Email
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Ed. note: CORRECTION made to event times: Thie event runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. The times first stated, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. are the high promotional times.