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Donations needed to help 'Stuff the Bus'


Back-to-school supplies being sought, collected for area kids in need



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Area Administrator Lisa Genest, right, confers with Catholic Charities helper Clara Delage in the offices at 79 Elm St. Mark Ashton. (click for larger version)
August 09, 2012
SOUTHBRIDGE — Just how big a bus can area residents "stuff" with pens, pencils, erasers, notebooks, and all the items you might find on a schoolteacher's back-to-school supplies list for students?

Basically, as big a bus as you can imagine.

"There's no real bus – it's just a concept," says Lisa Genest, Area Administrator of Catholic Charities, located at 79 Elm St. That concept came about, about three years ago, when then United Way Executive Director Bonnie Losavio, also a member of the Catholic Charities Advisory Committee, approached Genest with a problem – and a suggestion.

For more on this story, please see tomorrow's Southbridge Evening News.

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