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Starting Thursday (8/24) and running through the end of the month, you can find Lamers’ Little Yellow Bus at Peace Lutheran Church.  Help end the campaign on a strong note by dropping off NEW donations of some of the top needed supplies, like 8ct regular washable markers, 3-ring zippered pencil bags, and solid colored folders! Together, we can ensure every student in Waunakee has the necessary supplies for a successful school year!

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For her 10th birthday party, WNC friend Ava decided she didn’t want to ask for gifts for herself. Instead, Ava inspired us all by asking for donations for families in need. Thank you to Ava and her guests for making a difference in the lives of others, your selflessness is commendable!

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With the month of August halfway gone, Fill the Bus has started strong – thank you to all who have contributed so far!

Help us fulfill all the school supply needs of over 200 Waunakee area students and drop off your new donations at the Lamers’ Little Yellow Bus or at WNC, or make a financial donation using our secure PayPal account link.

 

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Last month, Peace Lutheran Church collected donations for WNC through Bags of Love, including paper towels, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, garbage bags, toiletries, postage stamps, gas cards, and other essential items that are often taken for granted.  We are overwhelmed by their generosity and so grateful for their spirit of giving!  Thank you to everyone at Peace Lutheran who participated with this amazing donation!

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Get last minute updates on WNC events and programs sent straight to your phone by joining the WNC Text Club! Just text “WNC” to 51660! Standard messaging rates may apply, maximum 5 messages/month

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Last week was the final session of our 2nd Annual Summer Day Camp! Over the course of the last 5 weeks, students have spent hundreds of hours serving our neighbors and preparing for WNC programs like Fill the Bus!

Thank you to all of the students who have taken the time this summer to make a difference in our community! If you are or know of a student who would like to get involved with WNC, email wncteam@waunakeenc.com or join us at our next Student Team meeting on August 22nd at Yo!

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On August 19th, 1st National Bank is hosting a car wash to benefit WNC from 11am-2pm! Sign up to be a Car Care Guru and join 1st National staff and the Student Team in washing cars!

Can’t volunteer? “Pop on by” to get your car washed, grab some popcorn provided by the bank, and support WNC!

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This week we have had dozens of volunteers from Love Begins Here!

These students have spent the past 4 days working on different projects like sorting donations, gardening in the Garden of Dreams, and assisting with WNC summer camp! We are so grateful for their commitment to stepping in and joining us as we Build a Stronger Community!

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Thank you to Caroline and WKOW’s Wake Up Wisconsin for sharing our story!  Check out the interview that aired on July 20th here!

One of the Lock Box Initiative’s main goals is to educate people about the easy access to drugs, and to start the conversations that lead to preventative measures. Visit our Lock Box Initiative page to learn more and print out your order form.  You may also fill out a form at the Waunakee Library!

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Get ready to Fill the Bus in August!

Lamers’ Little Yellow Bus will start off the month at AlignLife of Waunakee from the 1st-9th. Drop off NEW donations of school supplies when they’re open to help over 200 students prepare for the new school year! Every donor at AlignLife will receive a free consultation and exam from Dr. Chad Updike!

Keep an eye out for the bus later in the month at WNC, National Night Out, and Peach Lutheran Church.

 

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