FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2011
CONTACT: Tiffany Woods
Director for Public Relations
PHONE: 540.853.2905 540.853.2816
Roanoke City Public Schools and Q99 Radio will host the annual Pack the Bus event on Tuesday, August 9 at the Valley View Wal-Mart and on Wednesday, August 10 at the Clearbrook Wal-Mart. Both events will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Roanoke City Schools and Q99 are partnering together to fill a school bus with school supplies to benefit underprivileged children.
People in the community are encouraged to drop off donations at each of the Wal-Marts or purchase school supplies and gift cards to leave with Q-99 staff on location.
The supplies collected will be distributed to families this Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Back to School Blast in the Civic Center.