Help us Load the Bus for Kids
Posted on 07/11/2017
Load the Bus Graphic that says Load the Bus for Kids, has RCPS logoRoanoke City Public Schools is joining forces with Roanoke County Public Schools and Walmart for the largest school supplies drive in the Roanoke Valley.  Load the Bus for Kids will take place during Virginia's Tax Free Weekend (August 4, 5, 6).

Each day, we will collect basic school supplies outside three area Walmart stores:  Valley View, Bonsack, and Clearbrook.  You can donate at the cash registers or at the bus outside each store.

Load the Bus will take place Friday, August 4 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Load the Bus will take place Saturday, August 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Load the Bus will take place Sunday, August 6 from noon til 6 p.m.

Here are some of the school supplies students need:

glue sticks
colored pencils
3-ring binders
pencils (unsharpened)
scissors (for young students)
notebook paper (wide-ruled and college ruled)

If you are interested in donating money, please write a check to "Roanoke City Public Schools"  Put school supplies in the memo section.  Mail the check to:

Roanoke City Public Schools
Community Relations
40 Douglass Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24012

If you have questions, please call 853-2816.

40 Douglass Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA24012 Phone 540-853-2502