Stuff The Bus contributions will help over 7,000 Valley children

One of the Stuff The Bus collection sites
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AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- Sunday was last day of the "Stuff The Bus" campaign and the donations have been loaded up and sent off.

WHSV teamed up with the Salvation Army, United Way, Harrisonburg Radio Group, and Wal-Mart for the campaign.

Your generosity will help around 7,000 children in the Valley, but there are ways you can still help out.

Many volunteers spent the weekend collecting the last few items at the Wal-Marts in Waynesboro and Staunton.

Cynthia Pritchard who is the president of United Way of Greater Augusta, said this year they've raised over $50,000 total in money donations and supplies.

The Wal-Mart in Staunton raised more than $30,000 in donations. Meanwhile, the Waynesboro Wal-Mart raised more than $27,000. With a total of over $57,000 dollars in supplies and donations, volunteers said we all should be helping out kids heading back to school.

"School's not easy and kids deserve the things that they need to get started," said volunteer Judith Shuey. "It doesn't take very much time or money to help a kid get started in the new year right."

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham effort reported over $86,400 worth of gifts.

If you weren't able to donate this weekend, you can still do so by dropping off supplies at the United Way Building in Fishersville.

There address is 24 Idlewood Blvd #106, Staunton, VA 24401. You can also call at 540-885-1229.