11 Cares ‘Pack the Bus’ event July 19 at Giant Eagle locations

PITTSBURGH — Back-to-school time will be here before long, and that means 11 Cares and our partners will soon host our annual 11 Cares Pack the Bus event with the Education Partnership.

This year’s summer school tools drive will take place on Friday, July 19th from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pittsburgh-area Giant Eagle locations.

Participating Giant Eagle locations:

  • (South) McMurray Donaldson Crossroads: at 4007 Washington Road McMurray, PA 15317
  • (North) Pine Township: at 155 Town Center Dr. Wexford, PA 15090
  • (Central) Shaler: 1671 Butler Plank Rd. Glenshaw, PA 15116
  • (West) Settlers Ridge: 100 Settlers Ridge Center Dr. Pittsburgh, PA
  • (East) Monroeville: 4010 Monroeville Blvd. Monroeville, PA 15146

Most needed supplies include pencils, notebooks, markers (8-pack), crayons (24-pack), filler paper and scissors. Other high-need items include copy paper (8.5x11″, white), pens, dry-erase markers and reusable water bottles.

You can also donate by texting PENCIL to 41444.

If you’re unable to make it out to donate on July 19, 11 Cares partner Clearview Federal Credit Union will also be collecting school supplies for Pack The Bus at their locations from July 22 to Aug. 15. Click here to see a list of Clearview locations.

Thanks for considering helping Pittsburgh-area students and schools.

11 Cares is sponsored by 84 Lumber, Clearview Federal Credit Union, Duquesne Light Company, Edgar Snyder & Associates and Highmark Wholecare.

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