Stuff the Bus

School Supply Drive is July 5 - August 3rd

Each year, United Way of Frederick County works with local partners to collect donations of school supplies to provide students with the supplies they need to start the school year.

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Frederick County Kids need your support!

Support Stuff the Bus!

100% of your contributions will support Stuff the Bus!

Here are some examples of what your donations purchase:

  $15 buys pencils, markers, and crayons for one kindergarten student

 $30 supports one elementary student with basic supplies

 $50 provides a middle school student with basic supplies and notebooks/binders

  $100 buys a high school student basic supplies and some of the required learning tools


Thank you to our Stuff the Bus Partners:         

 

Frederick Stake - Church of Latter-day Saints

Feeder Schools/Distribution Centers: Brunswick, Catoctin, Frederick Area (FHS, GTJHS, THS), Linganore, Oakdale, Middletown, and Walkersville.

United Way is pleased to have so many outstanding community partners for this year’s school supply drive. Frederick County Public Schools, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brunswick Ecumenical Assistance Committee on Needs (BEACON), Middletown Valley People Helping People (MVPHP), Glade Family Community Services (GVCS), Catoctin Area partners, Rotary Club of Carroll Creek, Urbana Food Pantry and Emergency Relief Fund help make Stuff the Bus a huge success. 

Special acknowledgement to Rotary Club of Carroll Creek and Backpacks for Bright Futures. 

Stuff the Bus is made possible thanks to our sponsors:

leidos

rotary of carroll creek

calvary united methodist church

 

ALDI

 

patriot credit union

 

rotary of new market

lswg

...and donors like you.  Thank you!

 

Donate today!

 

2022 Participating Business Locations will be updated on an ongoing basis:

Bobbi Presscot & Company, REMAX Results

Calvary United Methodist Church

Carl & Norma Miller Children's Center

Charles River Laboratories

The Common Market Co-op

Costco Depot - Frederick Campus

Dairy Maid Dairy LLC

DALY Computers

Frederick Air

Frederick County Attorney's Office

FCB Bank

Frederick Foot and Ankle

Frederick Health

Homewood at Frederick

Idiom Brewing Co.

Jim Bass Real Estate Teams

KCI Technologies, Inc.

Literacy Council of Frederick County

M&T Bank

Macy's

Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Mental Health Association

Monocacy Brewing Company

Nymeo Federal Credit Union

Patriot Federal Credit Union

Platinum PR

Prospect Point Brewery 

Rich Ropp Group

Seton Family Store

SkyPoint Federal Credit Union 

Skyworks

Sports Clips Haircuts of Frederick Clemson Corner

Sports Clips Haircuts of Frederick Westview Village

Spring Arbor Senior Living

Spring Ridge Chriopractic

Staples (for Aug 3 pickup day)

Taney Avenue KinderCare

Thermo Fisher Scientific

U. S. Pharmacopeia

Westview KinderCare

Yogamour

 

For information on when and where you can receive school supply assistance, please download the below flyers in English and Spanish.

Coming Soon: Donation Flyers in English and Spanish.

Coming Soon: Distributon Flyers in English and Spanish.

Not sure what to donate? Look no further! Download Needed School Supply Items Here!

Elementary School Most Needed Items

Glue Sticks

Crayons

Markers

Dry Erase Markers

Headphones

Composition Books

Two pocket Folders

Scissors

Ziploc Bags

Kleenex

Pencil Boxes

Pencils

Pencil Sharpeners

Backpacks

Middle School Most Needed Items

Two Pocket Folders

Loose Leaf Paper

Spiral Notebooks

Pens, Pencils, Markers Highlighters

Colored pencils

Pencil Sharpeners

Calculators

Binders

Rulers

Backpacks

Glue Sticks

Headphones

Composition books

Scissors

Dividers

High School Most-Needed Items

Paper and Notebooks

Folders

College-ruled paper Spiral Notebooks

Pens, Pencils, and Highlighters

Colored Pencils

Pencil Sharpeners

Calculators

Binders

Rulers

Backpacks

 

Download a Stuff the Bus donation flyer

Watch the 2022 Stuff the Bus School Supply Video Here

 

In 2021, over 300 bins of supplies collected, 35 pallets of school supplies donated by Walmart and thousands of items were purchased with donor gifts.

Total Items & Value: An estimated 262,298 items valued at $65,575 were distributed to Frederick County School students.

See the 2021 Stuff the Bus Report on Activities here.

Each year, United Way of Frederick County works with local partners to collect donations of school supplies to provide students with the supplies they need to start the school year. 

Kids in our community need the tools and support to learn - now more than ever.  

The goal of United Way's Stuff the Bus program is to ensure that every student in Frederick County has the tools and support they need to learn. This program provides students with the supplies they need to start the school year through generous donations from our community.