Oswego City Firefighters helps United Way Stuff-A-Bus

8/12/2015

Oswego Mayor Tom Gillen joins members of the City of Oswego Firefighters Association Local 126 in presenting a donation of school supplies to the United Way?s Stuff-A-Bus campaignOswego, NY ? Patrick Dewine, executive director of United Way of Greater Oswego Count has announced that the Oswego Fire Fighters Association Local 126 is now collecting school supplies in support of the Stuff-A-Bus campaign at their main headquarters, 35 East Cayuga St. in Oswego.

Made possible through a collaboration between the United Way and Oswego County school districts, the United Way?s annual Stuff-A-Bus campaign collects school supplies for children in need throughout Oswego County.

?We are pleased to once again receive support from the Oswego Firefighters Association,? said Dewine.? ?Stuff-A-Bus Committee Member Jennifer Losurdo did a great job in reaching out to the fire department.? The generosity of the Oswego Fire Department will help to make our Stuff-A-Bus campaign more successful and allow us to provide as many children as possible with the school supplies they need to start the school year.?

Made possible through a partnership with United Way, school districts throughout Oswego County, and several local business and organizations, the Stuff-A-Bus Campaign collects donations of school supplies for distribution to less fortunate students throughout Oswego County.

The highlight of the Stuff-A-Bus Campaign will be a special collection day on August 19 when the United Way looks to fill eight school buses with school supplies from pens and pencils to notebooks and backpacks.? Volunteers will be at each bus to accept donations.? Buses will be at the following sites from 9:00 a.m. ? 3:00 p.m.

  • Wal-Mart on Route 49 in Central Square
  • Wal-Mart on Route 104 in Oswego
  • Wal-Mart on Route 3 in Granby
  • Kinney Drugs at 3318 Main Street in Mexico
  • Kinney Drugs at 3873 Rome Road in Pulaski
  • Kinney Drugs at 17 South 1st Street in Fulton
  • The Hannibal Village Market IGA, Route 3 in Hannibal
  • Fulton Savings Bank parking lot, Route 57 in Phoenix

For more information on the Stuff-A-Bus campaign, contact your United Way office at 315-593-1900.

Cut line for photo: Oswego Mayor Tom Gillen joins members of the City of Oswego Firefighters Association Local 126 in presenting a donation of school supplies to the United Way?s Stuff-A-Bus campaign.? The Oswego City Fire Department is currently accepting school supplies at its main headquarters at 35 East Cayuga St.? Above in the front row from left are: JJ Harter, Jennifer Losurdo of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, Stuff-A-Bus Co-Chairperson Jo Ann Conzone, and Anthony Harter.? Back row from left are: Firefighters Mark Kapuscinski and Matt Alton, Stuff-A-Bus Co-Chairperson Laurie Kelly, Lt. Brooks Hourigan, Oswego Mayor Tom Gillen, United Way Executive Director Patrick Dewine, Fire Chief Jeff McCrobie, and Deputy Chief Dave Engle.? Held annually, through collaboration with the United Way and Oswego County School Districts, the Stuff-A-Bus campaign collects school supplies for children in need throughout Oswego County.? For more information on the Stuff-A-Bus campaign, contact your United Way office at 315-593-1900.

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