Anonymous donors gave more than 8,400 school supplies to the United Way Stuff the Bus collection throughout Logan County. The 1,808 glue sticks, 1,660 notebooks 1,255 folders, 447 boxes of crayons, and thousands of additional supplies were sorted Aug. 7 at NEX Transport in East Liberty by a dozen dedicated volunteers and delivered the next morning to all local schools. Students and teachers in Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Calvary Christian, Indian Lake, Ohio Hi-Point, Riverside and West Liberty-Salem can access any of the supplies available. Families in need of school supplies can contact their school office and let them know you need to access the United Way school supplies.
The following locations served as collection sites the last two weeks:
· AGC Glass
· Bellefontaine First United Methodist Church
· Big Lots
· Christ United Methodist Church
· Citizens Federal Savings & Loan
· Daido Metal USA
· First Lutheran Church
· Great Lakes Assemblies
· Hilliker YMCA
· Honda of America East Liberty Auto Plant
· Honda Transmission
· Logan County Libraries
· Mary Rutan Hospital
· Mobile Instrument
· NEX Transport
· Precision Custom Products
· Richwood Banking Company
· The Shelly Company
· Thomas & Marker Construction
· Walnut Grove United Methodist Church
· Woodforest National Bank
It’s the mission of United Way of Logan County to facilitate successful agency partnerships that enable a safe, healthy, and caring community. More than just a fundraiser, United Way collaborates with businesses, non-profits, government, and civic organizations to help meet the social service needs of the community.
For more information, visit www.uwlogan.org or call (937) 592-2886.
Dave Bezusko is Executive Director of United Way of Logan County.