HELP US STUFF THE BUS
Donate school supplies now through August 6 or text STUFF to 91999 to make a monetary donation of your choice.
Help us “stuff the bus” with donated back-to-school supplies and ensure that local students start their new school year ready to learn!
- Collections run July 23- August 6. Each year, United Way’s Stuff the Bus provides tens of thousands of school supplies to K-12 schools in Kent County. This year, items will be distributed to elementary & middle schools in Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Wyoming, Cedar Springs, Kenowa Hills, and Sparta.
- Get involved by starting a collection in your workplace, church, school, etc. Sign up here.
- Drop-off school supplies between now & August 6 at our offices, 118 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI (8a-5p M-Th, 8a-12p F).
- Spiral Notebooks
- Glue Sticks
- Hand Sanitizer
- Pencil Boxes/Bags
- Post-It Notes
- Scientific Calculators
- #2 Pencils
- Washable Markers
- Dry Erase Markers
- Colored Pencils
- 3-Ring Binders
United Way Center: 118 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI
Hours: 8a-5p M-Th, 8a-12p F
Menards: 4151 Alpine Ave, Comstock Park, MI 49321
Hours: 6:30a-10p M-Sat, 8a-8p Sun
Macatawa Bank – All West Michigan locations
For more information about how to host a collection site, volunteer, donate or to help sponsor Stuff the Bus; please contact Phil Gabel, firstname.lastname@example.org.