With children back to school after the pandemic, school supplies will be essential in helping them prepare and succeed. The Broward County Salvation Army is once again teaming up with Walmart to “stuff the bus” with school supplies to help underprivileged children in Broward County. The campaign will run from Friday August 6 through Sunday August 8 and will offer generous donors several ways to donate – through Walmart’s online ledger, through the organization’s secure donation portal, and through drop-off points. All supplies will be distributed to needy school-aged children in Broward County just in time for the start of the new school year on Wednesday August 18.
The Broward County Salvation Army is currently looking for a variety of supplies including pencils, pens, calculators, paper, folders, spiral notebooks, binders, colored markers, glue sticks and Moreover.
Individuals and businesses wishing to donate to the Broward County Salvation Army ‘Stuff the Bus’ Virtual School Supply Drive can safely purchase items via https://tinyurl.com/StuffTheBus2021 or visit the following Walmart locations to shop and drop off:
• 4700 S. Flamingo Road, Cooper City, FL 33330
• 301 State Road 7, Hollywood, Florida 33023
• 6001 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33076
Monetary donations can be made directly through the Salvation Army’s secure website at https://give.salvationarmyflorida.org/browardschoolsupplies.
Supplies can also be shipped or dropped off until August 15 at the Broward County Salvation Army Headquarters at 1445 W. Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312.
Walmart and the Salvation Army have partnered for over 30 years to meet community needs through a range of social services, helping individuals and families overcome poverty and economic hardship. In addition to collecting school supplies, the Broward County Salvation Army feeds thousands of needy residents through its pantry. Every Thursday, trusted military experts provide non-perishable and other pantry items to more than hundreds of underserved families. The organization also offers take-out meals to the homeless, its residents and other needy people.
For more information, contact Robert Beasley of the Broward County Salvation Army at (954) 712-2480 or email Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org.