Stuff The Bus

Event Details

Each year, United Way of the River Cities and Ohio University Southern partner to present Stuff the Bus, a community school supply drive. Throughout our five-county service area, school systems, transit companies, retailers, and volunteers work together to help vulnerable students get the tools they need to be successful.

The concept is simple:

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Stuff the Bus ensures schools start the academic year ready to help support vulnerable students, but their needs are bigger than our one-day collection drive.

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Stuff the Bus 2016 by the numbers


5
county school boards partnered with UWRC to provide a list of needs and to store and distribute donations to under-resourced students.

6
corporate and community partners worked with UWRC to create a successful event: Walmart, Dollar General, TTA, Tri-River Transit, iHeart Media, and our presenting sponsor, Ohio University Southern.

7
donation locations across our five-county service area


52
volunteers were engaged to help with Stuff the Bus.

1,105
lbs. of food were donated to stock school pantries in Cabell and Mason counties.

$6,588
is the estimated value of donated supplies across all five counties.