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Stuff the Bus



Stuff the Bus

July 1 to Aug. 4, United Way of Northeast Florida and First Coast News are partnering to present Stuff the Bus to support classrooms, both teachers and students. Donations will benefit United Way’s Full Service Schools and Achievers For Life initiatives. Learn how you can get involved below and scroll down to see a list of suggested school supply donations.

First Coast News Community-wide Supply Drop-off Day

Aug. 4, you are invited to drop off new school supplies at The Markets at St. Johns Town Center any time most convenient for you. The school bus will be located near Chipotle and Toys “R” Us from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Corporate School Supply Drives

Companies are invited to sign up to collect school supplies at their offices. We will arrange for the drop-off of a Stuff the Bus collection box, all you have to do is fill it with supplies! Registration opens June 26. When making your donation, be sure to snap a selfie for Twitter or Instagram and tag @unitedwaynefl! Learn more below.

Can’t join us at The Markets at Town Center Aug. 4?
Text “classroom” to 30306 to make a monetary contribution to Full Service Schools now.


Questions? Contact us.

Suggested School Supply Donation List

  • 3×5 index cards
  • 3-ring binders (1/2- and 1-inch)
  • Calculators
  • Clear or mesh backpacks
  • Compasses
  • Composition books
  • Crayons
  • Dividers
  • Erasers
  • Flash drives
  • Glue sticks/bottles
  • Graph paper
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Headphones
  • Highlighters
  • Loose-leaf notebook paper
  • Lunch boxes
  • Markers
  • Pencil pouches
  • Pencils
  • Pens (red, black and blue)
  • Plastic zip bags
  • Pocket folders
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Tissues

Unable to host a collection drive, but would still like to contribute toward the cause? Click the button below to make a donation to Stuff the Bus.

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