Stuff the Bus
Annual School Supply Drive
July 6 - July 30, 2021
Help us "Stuff the Bus" by donating needed school supplies to be used by students at all five school districts in Franklin County. Please note: Collection of supplies for 2021 has ended. We are no longer accepting donations.
Click the options below for more information to participate:
Thanks to our Sponsors!
For Individuals and Families Who Wish to Donate:
Make sure to donate by July 30! There are a few ways to give....
The virtual drive provides a quick and convenient way for you to donate school supplies in just a few clicks!
Use our Target Registry (visit target.com and search under “Registries” for “United Way of Franklin County”) and ship directly to United Way's address (saved in the registry). To designate your donation to a specific school district, write the name of the district in the “Gift Message” while checking out.
Monetary donations can also be made here.
Donations may be delivered in-person to the following locations from July 6 - July 30, 2021.
Donation Drop-off locations:
Chambersburg - United Way of Franklin County, Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, 182 S. 2nd St. - directions
Fannett-Metal - Metal Township Fire Co., 10862 Path Valley Rd. - directions
Greencastle - Brio Coffeehouse, 112 S. Antrim Way - directions
Mercersburg - One North Coffee & Bake Shop, 1 N. Main St. - directions
Waynesboro - Brio Coffeehouse, 2 E. Main St. - directions
For Businesses, Organizations, and Community Groups Who Wish to Donate:
If you would like to coordinate donation collection with your employees or within your community group, please SIGN UP using this form. NOTICE: By participating in Stuff the Bus, your business / organization accepts responsibility to deliver all donations on the appropriate date for your school district (see below for dates/locations).
BECOME A SPONSOR:
Sponsors enable us to cover printing and advertising costs to extend our promotional efforts and help support administrative time put into implementing this MASSIVE county-wide drive. To partner with us, please complete and return the Sponsorship Form. Please return form by June 30.
DONATION DROP-OFF DAYS:
Participating businesses / organizations should PLEASE PLAN AHEAD and coordinate someone from your group to deliver donations on the appropriate day based on your school district:
Greencastle - Monday, August 2 to United Way office, 182 S. 2nd St., Chambersburg
Tuscarora - Tuesday, August 3 to United Way office, 182 S. 2nd St., Chambersburg
Chambersburg - Wednesday, August 4 to United Way office, 182 S. 2nd St., Chambersburg
Waynesboro - Thursday, August 5 to United Way office, 182 S. 2nd St., Chambersburg
Fannett-Metal - Thursday, August 19 to United Way's bus at the Annual Path Valley Picnic & Homecoming Parade (starts at 5pm)
Please contact United Way if delivering on the above dates is impossible for your group: 717-262-0015.
For Families in Need of Supplies
United Way's Stuff the Bus event provides donations directly to school districts. Each district determines how to distribute donations to their students. If you are in need of supplies, contact your school's office to inquire about options. Please note: United Way does not distribute supplies directly to individuals.
For students in the Greencastle and Waynesboro school districts, you may also reach out to Waynesboro Community & Human Services to inquire about eligibility for receiving supplies through them: 717-762-6941.