Drop-off locations have been confirmed for the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s 2019 Stuff the Bus school supply drive, which stated on Monday, July 1.
The Stuff the Bus campaign aims to rally community support by collecting various types of school supplies, which are in turn donated to needy families in the district. The campaign will run the entire month of July.
For UCISD, the 2018-2019 school supply list included items such as pencil pouches, washable markers, crayons, glue sticks, composition books, and large pink erasers. The district is also seeking donations of backpacks. A complete school supply list is available at ucisd.net.
UCISD lead family and student specialist and Stuff the Bus coordinator Niki Henderson said anyone wishing to donate may drop off supplies at several locations throughout Uvalde.
Monetary donations may be left at UCISD central office. Students and parents who are in need to supplies may contact Henderson at 830-591-4954.
Businesses participating in the school supply drive include the Uvalde Area Chamber of Commerce, 340 N. Getty St.; Clear Springs Center for Cancer Care, 1195 Garner Field Road, Suite 100; El Progresso Memorial Library, 301 W. Main St.; First State Bank of Uvalde, 200 E. Nopal St.; Hondo National Bank, 727 E. Main St.; HEB, 201 E. Main St.; Median Electric Co-Op, 2604 E. Main St.; Our Health Nuestro Salud, 200 Evans St.; St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 343 N. Getty St.; and Texas Home Furnishings, 2300 E. Main St.
The Uvalde Leader-News, located at 110 N. East St., is also a drop-off location. Anyone who brings a donation to the newspaper office may have their picture taken for our Facebook page and enter to win a free one-year newspaper subscription.
Other locations include UCISD central office, 1000 N. Getty St.; Uvalde County Courthouse, 100 N. Getty St.; Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office, 339 King Fisher Lane behind the Uvalde County Fairplex; Uvalde Memorial Hospital, 1025 Garner Field Road; Walmart, 3100 E. Main St.; and the Uvalde Police Department, 964 W. Main St.
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