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Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus: School Supply Drive

Pinellas Education Foundation's annual Stuff the Bus school supply donation drive ensures that students with the greatest need have the tools to succeed in the new school year. Did you know 60% of Pinellas County Schools’ students are economically disadvantaged? This year’s supply drive is now more important than ever given the financial hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Multiple Ways to Give

There are many ways you can help support Stuff the Bus this year. Scroll down on the page to learn more about each option.

  • Support our virtual supply drive by shopping for supplies online through our lists on RightGift and Amazon.
  • Donate school supplies in person at Westfield Countyside from July 15 – Aug. 15.
  • Make a cash donation and we will purchase the most-needed supplies for you.

If you have any questions about Stuff the Bus, please contact Breanna Wagner at breanna.wagner@pinellaseducation.org.

- Shop for School Supplies Online -

Shop at RightGift

Purchase backpacks filled with all of the grade-level specific supplies a student needs to start the year off right. All kits are shipped directly to Pinellas County Schools for distribution.

RightGift will donate 1% of all proceeds back to the Pinellas Education Foundation.

Shop at AmazonSmile

Purchase school supplies from our shopping list with AmazonSmile and have your donated items shipped directly to Pinellas County Schools for distribution.

AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of all proceeds to the Pinellas Education Foundation.

Stuff the Bus at Westfield Countryside

Westfield Countryside is hosting a month-long school supply drive benefiting the Stuff the Bus initiative with a colorful collection display on the second floor of the center from July 15 – Aug. 15. Donations can be dropped off at this location anytime during normal business hours.

Westfield Countryside will host the Pinellas Education Foundation for a day-long Stuff the Bus event on Friday, July 31. Drop off donations inside the shopping center at the display or drive through our contactless drop-off area outside the center near the Pinellas County Schools bus.

Date: July 31
Time: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Westfield Countryside
27001 U.S. Highway 19 N Clearwater, Florida

List of School Supplies Needed:

3-Ring Binders / Notebook Paper / Pocket Folders / Highlighters / Crayons / Colored Pencils / Pencil Sharpener / Water-based Markers / Rulers / Backpacks / Glue Sticks / White Glue / Scissors / Ballpoint Pens / No. 2 Pencils / Notebooks / Erasers / Index Cards

 

60% Pinellas County Schools' students are economically disadvantaged

10K Pounds of school supplies donated in 2019

3 Buses filled with school supplies

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