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Jonathan English State Farm is sponsoring the second annual Stuff the Bus back-to-school event Saturday, July 16 at Walmart Supercenter on Washington Road in Evans.

You can help stuff the school bus by taking a backpack filled with school supplies to Walmart starting at 9:00 a.m.  Donations will benefit Columbia County Schools and students in-need.

Currently, 31% of Columbia County School District students qualify for free or reduced lunch.

The following items are needed for students:

  • Middle/high school sized backpacks
  • College ruled composition notebooks
  • Two-inch, 3-ring binders (hard back)
  • Scientific calculators
  • Water bottles
  • Pencil cases