For Immediate Release:
United Way of Fort Smith Area To Hold School Supply Drive For Moffett Schools
July 29, 2019 (Fort Smith, AR) United Way of Fort Smith Area is partnering with Firstar Bank in Roland for “Fill the Bus for Moffett Schools.” A school bus will be parked at Firstar Bank in Roland on Saturday August 3rd. Volunteers will be on hand to accept donations of school supplies from 9am to 5pm. “We are very excited to be partnering with parents of Moffett Schools and FirstStar Bank for a special Fill the Bus event,” said Eddie Lee Herndon, United Way of Fort Smith Area President. Herndon went on to say, “The Moffett community and schools were greatly affected by the flood and there is a great need. This is another opportunity as a community to give back to the students at Moffett to help them get off to a great start in school. I hope everyone will take the opportunity to stop by FirstStar and drop off needed school supplies this Saturday.” Dave Richards, President , Firstar Bank-Roland said, “We are excited to be teaming up with United Way of Fort Smith Area for this event.” In addition to the supplies collected at this Saturday, Firstar Bank is also donating computers to Moffett Schools.
It is the hope of United Way of Fort Smith Area and Firstar Bank that this donation will help the students and teachers at Moffett start school with confidence and give them the literal tools they need to succeed.