Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Crayons2Calculators "Fill That Bus!" School Supply Drive

Crayons2Calculators is a great Durham organization.  They support Durham teachers which in turn helps all of our kiddos.  Now, they need our help, so check out the information, and let's get as many Durham parents together to help out this great cause and "Fill That Bus!"  

Crayons2Calculators' "Fill That Bus!" school supply drive runs July 21-August 16.  Businesses and other organizations throughout Durham are hosting bins in their facilities for employees and customers to donate school supplies.  All supplies go on the shelves of Crayons2Calculators store where Durham Public Schools teachers can select the supplies they need for their classroom for FREE!

On August 16 school buses will be located in the parking lot on Shannon Road near Office Depot and Sam's Club  and at Chick-fil-A at Renaissance Village near Southpoint.  Volunteers will be on hand to collect supplies.

In 2013, Fill That Bus! collected $63,000 in supplies.  The goal for 2014 is $75,000.  For more information or to learn how you can help, visit

Here are some great family-friendly events where you can go, have some fun, and drop off some school supplies!

*This year's Bull City Burger and Brewery is hosting our kick off event on July 24th at 5:30-9pm. 10% of the proceeds from the receipts collected will go to Crayons2Calculators.

*Wednesday, August 13, 11am-3pm: Chick Fil-A on Roxboro Road--bring 3 school supplies and get a free chicken sandwich

*August 16th--FILL THAT BUS! at 2 locations--the parking lot on Shannon Rd near Office Depot/Sam's and at Chick Fil-A Renaissance Village.

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