Picture of Bob Sikes ES volunteers at UW's Cram the Van Fundraiser at Walmart

2016 Cram the Van is a Huge Success!

Eight Cram the Van School Supply drives conducted over five Saturdays in July brought in 5,361 pounds of school supplies for Okaloosa students! 

As an agency of the United Way, the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation was assigned to the Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Niceville Wal-Mart Stores.  Foundation and school personnel, parents and students distributed school supply lists and asked shoppers to “Help us Cram the Van!” 

Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation Executive Director, Henry Kelley, said “Education is important to Okaloosa Countians, and we thank them for their generosity and support of our students.”

Visit the OCSD Facebook page for a complete photo gallery of this event.

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About the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation (OPSF)

The OPSF is a not-for-profit community-based public schools foundation.  It is a partnership between families, schools, community and business.  The Foundation is dedicated to supporting and extending the educational opportunities of all individuals within Okaloosa County.  Since its establishment in 1995, OPSF has funded educational enrichment programs including teacher grants for unique programs, student scholars in the Take Stock in Children Program, community educational initiatives, and student and teacher recognition awards. For more information about Take Stock in Children and the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation, visit www.OkaloosaSchools.com/OPSF.