31 August, 2011

In the Salt Lake area? Here's a great opportunity to help.

VOLUNTEERS! Help United Way of Salt Lake Stuff the Bus with school
supplies for 5,000 kids!

Salt Lake City – Join United Way of Salt Lake on Thursday, Sept. 8, to help stuff 5,000 backpacks with school supplies for low-income kids in our community.

What: Stuff the Bus Public Volunteer Project

Volunteers will work to:
• Stuff each backpack with pens, pencils, glue, paper, notebooks, rulers, crayons
and other generously donated school supplies
• Package stuffed backpacks into boxes
• Load backpacks onto school buses for delivery

When: United Way of Salt Lake’s Annual Day of Caring
September 8, 2011
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: The Gateway
18 North Rio Grande Street

Project will be set up outside in front of the Grand Hall (top of the stairs between Thaifoon and Urban Outfitters)

School buses will be parked on 400 West in front of The Depot

School buses will be on hand to be “stuffed” with backpacks and make deliveries to more than 15 area schools. If 500 volunteers participate, that’s only 10 backpacks per person. Come on community, our schoolchildren need you!

United Way of Salt Lake works to improve lives and build strong communities by uniting individuals and organizations with the passion, expertise, and resources needed to solve problems. Our focus is on education, income, and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life. We invite everyone to be a part of the change. You can give, you can advocate, and you can volunteer. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED. Join the conversation by visiting our blog at www.uwslhub.org or find out more at www.uw.org or www.211ut.org.

I am going to try to make it to this. It's not hard work and it's a great opportunity to help out. Meet me there?

1 comment:

  1. awesome opportunity. I might just rearrange some things so that I can see you there.


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