First Keystone Community Bank Partnering with United Way on School Supply Drive

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Monroe County, PA – You can help “Stuff the Bus” with school supplies for disadvantaged children by bringing a donation to First Keystone Community Bank branches in Monroe County.

Supplies from pencils and paper to rulers and backpacks are being collected. Washable markers, binders, pocket folders, pencil sharpeners, spiral notebooks, erasers, pens, crayons, safety scissors and glue sticks are also on the wish lists. Items will be distributed by the United Way of Monroe County to partner agencies serving local children in need.

Donations can be brought to First Keystone Community Bank branches on Main Street in Stroudsburg, on Route 611 in Swiftwater, on Route 209 in Brodheadsville and Route 390 in Mountainhome.

The deadline for the Stuff the Bus drive is Monday, August 20. Bank customers and the general public are welcome to contribute donations.

United Way agencies receiving the school supplies will include: Pocono Services for Families & Children, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bridge, Women’s Resources, Pocono Family YMCA, Pocono Alliance, Family Promise and Pocono Area Transitional Housing (PATH).

For more information, call First Keystone Community Bank in Brodheadsville at 570-402-2008, x3510.

First Keystone Community Bank has a track record of solid business decisions and provides innovative business and personal banking products that focus on “Yesterday’s Traditions, Tomorrow’s Vision.” First Keystone Community Bank is an independently owned community bank since 1864 and presently operates branches in Columbia (5), Luzerne (6), Montour (1), and Monroe (4) counties.

The United Way of Monroe County provides health and human services through community initiatives, support and funding to more than 30 local programs. Since 1942, the organization has been uniting people and improving lives in our community. It encourages people to advance the common good and Live United by giving, advocating and volunteering. For more information, visit www.unitedwaymonroe.org.