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Pack that PODS® Container with Backpacks for Big Brothers Big Sisters VC

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VENTURA, Calif. - eTradeWire -- PODS Moving & Storage Ventura County have partnered with Cumulus Media & Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) to provide over 200 backpacks for children in Ventura County who need them most. PODS Moving & Storage have agreed to match each backpack donated by Ventura County supporters, helping students in our community!

August 2021 will be an exciting time for most children who are starting or reentering local schools, but it can be a daunting time for parents when extra school supplies cost more than they have. "PODS Moving & Storage, are delighted to be helping students in need in Ventura County, hence this Pack the PODS Container with Backpacks initiative!" said Steve Yapp, owner.  "We are always looking for ways that PODS Moving & Storage can make a difference in our community and there is no better way to support our youth than with their education".

PODS Moving & Storage are providing hundreds of backpacks for the Cumulus Media, Big Brothers Big Sisters Pack the PODS Container initiative, which will equip youth in need with backpacks filled with essential school supplies. BBSVC is also partnering with Rotary Clubs Ventura County to ask community members to supply as many new backpacks as possible, with a goal of 100, so that PODS Moving & Storage will match their donation.

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Donations of new backpacks can be made at any time before August 20th to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County, 555 Airport Way, Suite D., Camarillo, CA 93012. Alternatively, you can visit the Big Brother Big Sisters Amazon Wishlist and order direct - https://a.co/2RpYo2i (https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Flinkprotect.cudasvc.com%2Furl%3Fa%3Dhttps%253a%252f%252fa.co%252f2RpYo2i%26c%3DE%2C1%2CLgGmOH5TVPXhvCKNalJZIK4Fjo1Bo89BFWIBTU-muKOwvCqWsgS90C-izVfWb9jb9VdbJ1pG0L8dorn7HG4AigHRGMGPXzbAiNH...)

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There will also be additional opportunities to drop off donations with Cumulus media radio stations pop-up van events:
  • August 10: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County, 555 Airport Way, Suite D., Camarillo, CA 93012, with station KRUZ 103.3
  • August 12: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. - PODS Moving & Storage, 301 S Rose Ave, Oxnard, CA 93030, with station 95.1 KBBY
  • August 17: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. - The Wharf, 980 E Front St, Ventura, CA 93001, with station 100.7 KHAY
  • August 19: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. - Jersey Mikes, 1145 S. Victoria Avenue, Space D, Ventura, CA 93003-6794, with station 106.3 The Vibe  
 "Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is based on the concept that we are bigger, stronger, and better together, so this collaboration with PODS Moving & Storage to support not only the Littles in our programs but youth across the county continues our work in new and inspiring ways," states BBBS program director, Laura Albers.

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Sheena Kennedy

Source: PODS Moving & Storage
Filed Under: Education, Fundraiser

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