Kari Dorr http://wemu.org en Washtenaw County Kicks Off its Stuff the Bus Campaign http://wemu.org/post/washtenaw-county-kicks-its-stuff-bus-campaign <p><a href="http://www.wash.k12.mi.us/">Washtenaw County</a> today launches the annual "Stuff the Bus" campaign.&nbsp; The effort aims to collect school supplies for needy children in kindergarten&nbsp; through fifth grade in Washtenaw County's public schools. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>A school bus will be parked in front of the Target store on Carpenter Road. Kari Dorr is heading up the campaign for the&nbsp; county. &nbsp;Shes says all types of supplies are needed, including:&nbsp;</p><ul style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; list-style: none; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Pencils</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Backpacks</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Three-ring binders</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Composition books</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Erasers</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Colored pencils,&nbsp;Crayons</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Pens,&nbsp;Mechanical pencils</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Pencil sharpeners</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Folders</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Hi-lighters</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Index cards</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Calculators</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Display boards</li><li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 2em; padding: 0px; list-style: disc outside;">Protractors,&nbsp;Rulers</li></ul><p></p><p>Supplies can be given to volunteers on site or donations can be placed directly into boxes on the school bus. Dorr says the amount of&nbsp; donated supplies has increased every year,&nbsp; and this year the hope is to exceed $10,000 worth. The drive is being held everyday this week from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.<br><br><br>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="https://maps.google.com/maps?q=3749+Carpenter+Road+in+Pittsfield+Township&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hl=en&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=3749+Carpenter+Rd,+Pittsfield+Charter+Township,+Washtenaw,+Michigan+48197&amp;t=h&amp;z=14&amp;iwloc=A&amp;ll=42.234995,-83.68016&amp;output=embed" width="425"></iframe></p><p><small><a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?q=3749+Carpenter+Road+in+Pittsfield+Township&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hl=en&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=3749+Carpenter+Rd,+Pittsfield+Charter+Township,+Washtenaw,+Michigan+48197&amp;t=h&amp;z=14&amp;iwloc=A&amp;ll=42.234995,-83.68016&amp;source=embed" style="color:#0000FF;text-align:left">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p></p><p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 11:56:08 +0000 Taylor Pinson 33140 at http://wemu.org Washtenaw County Kicks Off its Stuff the Bus Campaign