Supplies for Students and Stuff the Bus!

Supplies for Students is an annual initiative run by volunteers of the Thames Valley Education Foundation whose goal is to ensure every child in need starts the school year with a new backpack filled with school supplies.

Last year alone, Supplies for Students provided approximately 1,600 backpacks to students in need.


‘Stuff the Bus’ Events

New school supplies can be donated to Supplies for Students at the following events:

Freedom 55 Financial ‘Stuff the Bus’ events at Staples Stores

Saturday, August 18, 2012 – 10:00am – 2:00pm

London Staples stores

My Big Yellow Bus – School Bus Safety Day

Saturday, August 18, 2012 – 10:00am – Noon

  • St. Mary’s High School – Woodstock
  • Jean Vanier/Westmount – London
  • Mother Teresa Catholic SS – London
  • St. Josephs Catholic SS – St. Thomas
  • Gemini Sportsplex – Strathroy

United Way Oxford ‘Stuff the Bus’ event at Woodstock Staples store

Saturday, August 25, 2012 – 9:00am – 2:00pm

Supply Drop off Locations

New school supplies can be donated to Supplies for Students at the following locations:

Westmount Shopping Centre (until September 2, 2012)

London Life Queen’s Avenue lobby (August 13 to September 2, 2012)

Staples stores in London, Ontario. (please note that all Staples stores are running school supply drives to assist students, however the locations in London are directly affiliated with Supplies for Students)

Education Centre, Thames Valley District School Board, 1250 Dundas Street (Weekdays 8-4 until September 2, 2012)

Let’s show Thames Valley our support and help students in need!

Also, don’t forget about this GREAT deal to take advantage of as well. FREE pizza at Boston Pizza when you shop at Staples. 

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