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STUFF THE BUS BREAKS RECORD 08/19/2015
School Supply Drive Reaches New Milestone in 10th Year This year, “Stuff the Bus” turned into “Stuff the Semi” as a generous community came together to help prepare thousands of local students for school.  On August 7-9, teams of volunteers gathered at the Harrisonburg and Dayton Walmarts along with Harrisonburg Radio Group DJs...
Summer Reading Success 07/21/2015
With the help of local elementary schools, community organizations, and many dedicated volunteers, United Way served up summer fun at 10 reading parties in schools throughout our community. As one program of United Way's We Read to Succeed community initiative, the parties were planned to help curb summer learning loss and instill a love of reading in...
Stuff the Bus- 2 Hours Can Help Change a Life 07/14/2015
Come out to a Walmart location in Harrisonburg or Dayton on August 7th-9th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and help "stuff the bus" with school supplies for low-income students in Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County Public Schools!    Every child should start school with the tools they need to be successful and ready to learn. Why is it...