READING, PA – To ensure the children of our community are prepared to return to school in a few short weeks, Olivet Boys & Girls Club is teaming up with Boscov’s Department Stores at the Boscov’s North location to “Stuff the Bus.” Stuff the Bus is a community-wide effort to collect supplies needed for underprivileged kids to succeed in school.
Donations of school supplies can be donated and/or purchased onsite at the Boscov’s North Department Store on Saturday, August 25th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fairgrounds Mall (2910 North 5th Street Highway, Reading, PA). Individuals can donate new school supplies while participating in fun activities including; games, prizes, photo opportunities, meet and greets, crafts, and much more.
An Olivet Boys & Girls Club bus will be on site for community members to drop-off items. Olivet representatives will be on location as well with membership applications and further information about the organization.
About Olivet Boys & Girls Club
The Clubs provide a safe environment with programs that encourage character development, education, life skills and exposure to arts and culture. Such exposure allows kids to see their way out of poverty and become productive, outstanding members of society. The Olivet Boys & Girls Club has a strong reputation for providing life-changing experiences to its members, including mentoring experiences with diverse, trained and caring staff and volunteers who want to make a difference in the life of a child.
A chartered member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Olivet Boys & Girls Club serves over 3,700 members a year, 1,500 different participants a week and 800 kids a day at 14 locations in Berks and Montgomery Counties. The Club was founded in 1898. Its mission is “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as healthy, caring, productive, responsible citizens. For more information about Olivet Boys & Girls Club visit www.olivetbgc.org.