DuBois, PA – Backpacks are getting stuffed tonight with donated school supplies for local kids!

The Stuff the Bus event in the DuBois Mall is brought to you by Gourmet Kitchen, Winery at Wilcox, Suanne’s Hair Care, and Sunny 106 and Connect FM.

You can still drop off your donations at any of the decorated cardboard school buses inside of the DuBois Mall until 5 p.m., which is when volunteers will begin filling the bookbags.

All kinds of donations (monetary, pencils, notebooks, paper, folders, calculators, rulers, gluesticks, teacher supplies) are appreciated, but backpacks are especially need right now. Since the bags will be given to all age groups, you can any style of backpack.

Tonight 5 until 7 p.m. in the DuBois Mall, join us in helping to stuff the backpacks and send them off the school district. All donations stay local.

Stefanie Kear, from the Winery at Wilcox, says it gives kids one less thing to worry about. Listen to Stefanie’s entire interview.

Krista Peterson, from the Gourmet Kitchen, notes that backpacks are especially needed and shares some of her memories from the previous years. Listen to Krista’s full interview.

Suanne Byrne, from Suanne’s Hair Care, says she has already seen proof that it is working to help kids in the schools. Her granddaughter came home one day talking about how a boy in her class was able to get a backpack after his broke. Listen to the full interview with Suanne.

Learn more at the Stuff the Bus page.

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