Thousands of school supply items were loaded onto a truck Friday at NEX Transport, 13900 State Route 287, East Liberty, and delivered to the board offices of Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Calvary Christian, Indian Lake, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, Riverside and West Liberty-Salem school districts as United Way’s Stuff the Bus school supply drive culminated.
A NEX Transport Inc. forklift operator places a pallet with school supplies inside a box truck Friday as part of the United Way of Logan County’s Stuff the Bus campaign. (PHOTO | NEX TRANSPORT)
More than 425,000 items including loose leaf paper, pencils, index cards, crayons, markers, binders and disinfecting wipes were collected at more than 30 work sites and retail businesses.
NEX associates stored and sorted the items for delivery.
Any students needing supplies should contact their respective school office beginning next week.
Participating in the collection were:
AAA, AcuSport Corp., AGC Automotive Americas, Alan Galvez Insurance, Bellefontaine City Schools, Citizens Federal Savings & Loan Association, Community Markets, Craft Paper Scissors,
Daido Metal USA, First Lutheran Church, First United Methodist Church, Great Lakes Assemblies, Hilliker YMCA, Logan County Library, Mary Rutan Hospital, Midwest Express Inc., Mobile Instrument Service & Repair Inc., NEX Transport Inc., Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, Peak Performance Holisitic Health, Precision Custom Products Inc., Richwood Banking Co.,
Shoe Sensation, SpartanNash Co., St. Patrick Catholic Church, The Shelly Co., Thomas & Marker Construction Co. Inc., Walmart and Woodforest National Bank.