Let's send our kids back to school with the tools they need to succeed! You can help with our school supply drive in a number of ways. You can hold a school supply drive; or purchase school supplies and drop them off at one of our locations. You can also make a monetary donation or volunteer!
At a glance:
Collection Dates: Businesses and organizations can collect school supplies from July 9 - August 2, 2018
Event Date: Please bring your donations to Lunch by the River on August 2, 2018
Event Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Veteran's Memorial Park
For more information:
Call United Way's 2-1-1 (dial 2-1-1 or 877-947-2211)
Sign up for email updates by clicking here. Select "Stuff the School Bus."
Find us on Facebook here
Drop Off Sites
If you have school supplies to drop off, please contact Amy Fluno at 715-421-0390 or email@example.com to make arrangements.
Open to public
- Assumption Catholic Schools and Parishes
- Cornerstone Community Church
- Daly Drug
- DNL Recreation
- First English Lutheran Church
- Immanuel Lutheran Church (open Sundays 8:30-11:30am)
- Mid-State Trucking
- Nekoosa Court
- Nekoosa United Church of Christ
- NextHome Partners
- Paper City Savings Association
- Piggly Wiggly - Nekoosa
- St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church
- State Farm - Kari Van Ert
- Stoiber Healthcare
- Town of Rome
- Wood County Clerk’s Office
- WoodTrust Bank - 8th Street Location
Not open to public
- ERCO Worldwide
- Grace Lutheran Church
- Marshfield Clinic
- St. John's Episcopal Church
- United Methodist Church Port Edwards
- Wisconsin Rapids Moravian Church
Top Needed Items
Notebooks (plain colors)
Folders (plain colors)
Loose Leaf Paper
To Make A Cash Donation:
Monetary donations and gift certificates also accepted. Please write checks to "Stuff the Bus/Stuff the Desk Committee" and mail them to: Stuff the Bus/Stuff the Desk, c/o United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties, 351 Oak Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494.
Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks, from organizing school supply drives, to sorting, to assisting with distribution. To volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or CLICK HERE to register online!
About Stuff the School Bus/Stuff the Desk
Stuff the School Bus is a collaborative effort of several local non-profit, government and school agencies. Every year, the Stuff the School Bus/Stuff the Desk Committee asks the community to actually stuff a school bus with donations of school supplies. The event is held during Lunch By The River. Later, the donated school supplies are distributed to local, students in need during the Stuff the Desk event. All families who are in financial need are eligible; they simply need to pre-register online or by calling 2-1-1 Mon-FRI 8AM-5PM to apply. A postcard will be mailed with the school supply pickup time for Stuff the Desk.