STUFF Bus Talks About Wish List and Upcoming Locations for Supply Drives

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Back to School Jam is coming up fast this August 5th at the FPC High School gym, where the STUFF Bus will be handing out over 500 backpacks to children who need them. STUFF Bus is has an upcoming list of locations they will be stationed at to help ‘stuff’ the STUFF Bus for the upcoming school year.

STUFF Bus will be spending some time at Intracostal Bank July 24th -28th, Blue Ocean Title from August 1st -2nd, Back to School Jam on August 5th, Blue Ocean Title on August 7th – 11th, and August 14th – 18th they will be at Trustco Bank. If you would like the STUFF Bus to come out to your business, you can always reach out to Stephanie Ellis by phone 386-437-7526 x1128 or by email at elliss@flaglerschools.com

STUFF Bus stands for Supplying Things U Find Fundamental. This helps provide supplies and even clothings to students and families who may be experiencing difficulties. STUFF Bus collects supplies like New and gently used clothing, jackets, hygiene products, shoes, undergarments, school supplies and more.

STUFF Bus has served over 30,000 students since 2010, supplying thousands of pounds of clothing and supplies.  Flagler County has reported over 600 identified homeless children in past years, and the percentage of children on free or reduced lunch plans, due to living at or below poverty level, is close to 70% of students.

STUFF Bus is here to help children be able to focus on their education, without worrying about if they will have the supplies and even clothes they need to make it through the school year. Stuff Bus takes donations all year long and they have closets in every single school in Flagler County.

By Krys DeWind

Krys DeWind has been a Flagler County resident since 2016. She is active in her community and is always looking for ways to better it. She has a community first attitude which is one of the central founding ideals of the Flagler County Buzz.

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