STUFF THE BUS CAMPAIGN United Way collects backpacks, school supplies for local students
SHAMOKIN - The Lower Anthracite Region United Way (LARUW) participated in another successful Stuff the Bus Campaign.
Backpacks, which were collected and filled with back-to-school necessities, have been placed at Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc., A Community Action Agency (CSO).
Any parent with a child in the Shamokin Area and Mount Carmel Area districts or at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School may obtain a backpack at the CSO office, 2 E. Arch St., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
LARUW expressed appreciation to First United Methodist Church, Shamokin, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Mount Carmel, for collecting donations.
LARUW serves Shamokin, Coal Township, Elysburg, Mount Carmel, Kulpmont, Paxinos and the Trevorton area.