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Mayor Sarno and United Way Kick Off Stuff the Bus Campaign

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined United Way of Pioneer Valley President & CEO Paul Mina and Peter Pans Bus Lines to kick off the annual Stuff the Bus campaign, with the end goal to fill 2,200 backpacks with school supplies to help students who are homeless in our region. Additional community partners and sponsors in this effort are Western Mass News, Six Flags New England, Holyoke Mall, Grodsky, Macy’s Holyoke, Amica, Comcast, QFS, Merriam-Webster, and Westover Job Corps.

Please visit for information on how to donate. The United Way requests the following supplies for students in need:

  • No. 2 Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Highlighters
  • Glue sticks
  • Hand held pencil sharpeners
  • Pencil case (for binders)
  • Pencil boxes
  • Composition books
  • Three Ring Binders (1 inch )
  • Loose- leaf notebook paper
  • Ball point pens
  • Index Cards
  • Pocket Folders
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Rulers (English & Metric Measurements)
  • Calculators
  • Pencil top erasers
  • Post it Notes
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