Yellow bus available today, Saturday in Port Angeles for school supply donations

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Donations and school supplies continue to be collected for distribution Aug. 24, with a bus waiting to be “stuffed” today and Saturday.

A yellow bus ready to be stuffed with supplies will be parked from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Troubles Brewing near the intersection of Mount Pleasant Road and U.S. Highway 101.

It will be in the Walmart parking lot at 3411 E. Kolonels Way from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

On Wednesday, a Stuff the Bus event was held in front of the KONP radio studio at 721 E. First St. from noon to 2 p.m.

School supplies, haircuts, community services resources and Port Angeles School District back-to-school information will be presented to families in need from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at Jefferson Elementary, 218 E. 12th St., Port Angeles.

Supplies and opportunities will be available free to students in kindergarten through 12th grades.

Immunizations will be offered by Clallam County Health & Human Services. The cost will be $12 per immunization; Medicaid can be billed for services.

SmileMobile staff will make appointments for its Sept. 9-21 visit.

Sodexo Food Services will provide lunch, serving barbecued hot dogs and fixings.

Where else to donate

Those who don’t make it to the yellow bus can donate at area banks and Port Angeles School District Central Services at 216 Fourth St.

The Port Angeles School District is working with lead agency Parent Line/Lutheran Family Services and other local service organizations to host it.

Other supporters are Serenity House, Port Angeles Food Bank, United Way of Clallam County, Rotary Club of Port Angeles, Kiwanis Olympic, Walmart Vision Center, Burt and Ralene Walls, Angeles Academy, Dollar Tree, Operation Homefront, Soroptimist International of Port Angeles-Jet Set and the Port Angeles Education Foundation.

Other sponsors are KONP radio, First Federal Savings & Loan, Sterling Savings Bank, US Bank, Westport, Port Angeles Hardwood, Nippon Paper Industries USA, Lakeside Industries and Interfor Pacific.

Last modified: July 24. 2013 5:52PM
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