After the eight hour Stuff The Bus event on Saturday, Aug. 10, $5,654 worth of schools supplies were donated to local children.
There were 4,360 total items donated, including glue, notebooks, backpacks, crayons and facial tissue boxes. Cash donations topped out at $1,024 not including $450 in gift cards.
Organizer Mike Niedfeldt said the pre-event drop-off bins were overflowing when he picked them up on Friday, Aug. 9.
Overall it was a “successful event,” he said.