Stuff the Bus Backpack Drive is Coming to South Arkansas

El Dorado-- To help families in El Dorado, United Way has teamed up with the Boys and Girls Club and Wal-Mart to host their first ever “Stuff the Bus Backpack Drive.”

They will be collecting new, unused backpacks. 

The backpacks will then be distributed to grade school students in august.

Executive Director for the United Way of Union County says this backpack drive is a way to give back to the community.

"We're collecting new backpacks. We really want to try to collect about 1500 backpacks so a lot of kids in this community can get their school year off to a good start," says Alexander.

The drive is this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in front of the Wal-Mart on Northwest Avenue.

If you have any questions about the “Stuff the Bus Backpack Drive, contact Alexis Alexander at (870)-862-4903.

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