10th Annual “Stuff the Bus” School Supply Campaign

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The Family Resource Center at United Way of Blair County is currently accepting donations and registration for their 10th Annual “Stuff the Bus” School Supply Campaign, benefiting students throughout Blair County.


  • Kindergarten through Grade 12 student in Blair County.
  • Need in the family for help with school supplies.
  • Must provide parent or guardian name, child’s age, gender and grade entering.
  • Students must be registered to receive supplies.

To register call (814) 317-5567, ext.404. 

School supply distribution will be held Thursday, August 9th, from 9:00a.m.to 12:00p.m. and 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. at United Way of Blair County, 208 Hollidaysburg Plaza, Duncansville PA 16635.

Donations of school supplies will be accepted till August 2nd at the following donation sites:

Altoona Area Public Library 1600 5th Avenue, Altoona

Atlantic Broadband 2200 Beale Avenue, Altoona

Bellwood-Antis Public Library 526 Main Street, Bellwood

Hollidaysburg Area Public Library 1 Furnace Road, Hollidaysburg

IQor 431 E 25th Ave, Altoona

Roaring Spring Community Library 320 East Main Street, Roaring Spring

United Way of Blair County Family Resource Center 208, Hollidaysburg Plaza, Duncansville

UPMC Altoona 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona

Kids First/Lily Pond 4 Sheraton Drive, Altoona

School Supply Wish List:

  • Pencils
  • Pencil Boxes
  • Construction Paper
  • Folders
  • Glue Sticks
  • Erasers
  • Binders
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Notebook
  • Paper
  • Kid’s Scissors
  • Rulers
  • Back Packs

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