Volunteers Needed For United Way Of NWA “Fill The Bus” Event

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LOWELL (KFSM) — Volunteers are needed to help United Way of Northwest Arkansas and Walmart collect school supplies during the United Way “Fill the Bus” event.

Previously title “Stuff the Bus”, “Fill the Bus” is an initiative that helps to create a pathway out of poverty for children in Northwest Arkansas. This program supports children in the community by helping them start school with confidence and gives them the literal tools they need to succeed

Volunteers are needed for two hour increments to help collect and sort school supplies.

“Fill the Bus” is set for Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th.

On Friday, volunteers are needed 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Collection points will be set up at nine Walmart Supercenter locations throughout Northwest Arkansas.

  • Bentonville Walmart Supercenter– Walton Blvd.
  • Elm Springs Walmart Supercenter– Elm Springs Rd.
  • Fayetteville Walmart Supercenter– Mall Ave.
  • Fayetteville Walmart Supercenter– Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
  • Huntsville Walmart Supercenter– Gary Hatfield Way
  • Rogers Walmart Supercenter– Walnut St.
  • Rogers Walmart Supercenter– Pleasant Crossing
  • Siloam Springs Walmart Supercenter– Highway 412
  • Springdale Walmart Supercenter– Pleasant St.

Join United Way of Northwest Arkansas and LIVE UNITED by volunteering on July 24th & 25th to help remove a barrier of education for thousands of school-aged children in Benton, Madison, McDonald and Washington counties.

Log on to the volunteer website to volunteer for “Fill the Bus.”

2 comments

  • The Truth

    Instead of bailing out deadbeat parents through filling up a stupid bus with school supplies, how about filling buses with illegal, foreign invaders and shipping their free-loading a**es back south?

    • A.Barto (@the_ashley15)

      Programs like these are intended to help students, not their parents. All children, regardless of their parent’s ability or will to provide school supplies, deserve to go to school and have the proper materials to learn. We’re not bailing out parents with these programs, we’re giving students opportunities that otherwise would not be afforded to them. With such opportunities, these children see hope in their future, and may one day improve the world in which they, you, and I live.

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