The United Way is asking the public to contribute items for its “Stuff the Bus” fundraiser next week to collect school-related items for children in need.
Donations can be put into boxes set up in buses parked outside four county locations from Aug. 11 to 14.
The sites are Wal-Mart in Arroyo Grande at 1168 W. Branch St.; Laguna Village Shopping Center in San Luis Obispo at 1300 Madonna Road; Walgreens in Atascadero at 8005 El Camino Real; and Wal-Mart in Paso Robles at 180 Niblick Road.
Volunteers will collect donations at the parked buses during the following times: Aug. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m.; Aug. 12 from 1 to 7 p.m.;. Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The donations requested include: backpacks, calculators, flash drives, pencils, sharpeners, pens, rulers, paper, tape, scissors, glue and crayons.