Stuff The Bus: Media Alert

Jul 30, 2019

The Salvation Army Teams Up With Walmart to “Stuff the Bus”

Volunteers and community members support local children with school supply donations nationwide

Saturday, August 3, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  at Walmart locations across Indiana and the U.S.

Interviews and photo opportunities available upon request, contact Samantha.Hyde@usc.salvationarmy for details

WHO:  The Salvation Army Indiana Division officers, staff, and local volunteers; Walmart store managers

WHAT:  Walmart shoppers online and in-store will receive a list of suggested supplies to help fill The Salvation Army’s bus or collection bin during the “Stuff the Bus” campaign event. The goal is to provide new school supplies for classrooms and Hoosier children in need across the state.  This national campaign can be followed throughout the day on social media using the hashtag #StuffTheBus.

WHY:  Walmart and The Salvation Army have collaborated for more than 30 years with a common mission: to meet needs in their local communities. Supporters like Walmart help The Salvation Army serve more than 23 million Americans each year through a range of social services to help them overcome poverty and economic hardships.

The simple act of providing school supplies to students in need provides them a boost of self-confidence and sets them up for a positive and successful school year. All donations made at “Stuff the Bus” campaign events will remain in the local community and will help The Salvation Army provide back-to-school support to local children in need and supplies to restock classrooms as the school year progresses.

WHEN:  Saturday, August 3, 2019; 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Please reach out to Samantha Hyde or your local Salvation Army contact to confirm the best time and location for media interviews.)

WHERE:  Participating Indiana Walmart locations*

Anderson: 2321 Charles Street

Auburn: 505 Touring Drive

Aurora: 100 Sycamore Estates Drive

Avon: 9500 E. US 36

Boonville: 1115 American Way

Bluffton: 2100 N. Main Street

Carmel: 2001 E. 151st Street

Clarksville: 1351 Veterans Parkway

Clinton: 1795 E. State Road 163

Columbia City: 402 W. Plaza Drive

Columbus: 735 Whitfield Drive

Connersville: 4200 Western Avenue

Decatur: 1700 S. 13th Street

Evansville: 2500 N. First Avenue

Evansville: 3430 Taylor Avenue

Fishers: 8300 E. 96th Street

Fishers: 9354 Ambleside Drive

Fort Wayne: 5311 Coldwater Road

Fort Wayne: 10420 Maysville Road

Franklin: 2125 N. Morton Street

Greencastle: 1750 Indianapolis Road

Greenfield: 1965 N. State Street

Greensburg: 790 Greensburg Commons Center

Greenwood: 882 S. State Road 135

Huntington: 2800 Wal Mart Drive

Indianapolis: 3221 W. 86th Street

Indianapolis: 3805 S. Keystone Avenue

Indianapolis: 4650 S. Emerson Avenue

Indianapolis: 5835 W. 10th Street

Indianapolis: 7245 US 31 S

Indianapolis: 7325 N. Keystone Avenue

Indianapolis: 10617 E. Washington Street

Jasper: 4040 N. Newton Street

Lafayette: 4205 Commerce Drive

Linton: 2251 E. State Hwy 54

Marion: 3240 Southwestern

New Albany: 2910 Grant Line Road

New Castle: 3167 S. State Road 3

Newburgh: 8599 High Pointe Drive

Noblesville: 16865 Clover Road

North Vernon: 2410 N. State Hwy 3

Paoli: 735 N. Gospel Street

Plainfield: 2373 E. Main Street

Richmond: 2601 E. Main Street

Rochester: 2395 Main Street

Scottsburg: 1618 W. McClain Avenue

Shelbyville: 2500 Progress Parkway

Spencer: 823 W. State Hwy 46

Terre Haute: 5555 S. US 41

Wabash: 1601 N. Cass Street

Warsaw: 2501 Walton Boulevard

Washington: 1801 S. State Road 57

West Lafayette: 2801 Northwestern Avenue

Winchester: 950 E. Greenville Pike

*Additional Walmart locations may be added before August 3.


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