2024 Stuff the Bus

A blue image with "Stuff the bus! It's time to collect school supplies!" written in the center with various school supply images surrounding the images, such as pencils, books, rulers, and more.

Let's help out Lincoln County students by stuffing the bus full of school supplies and other necessary materials that help each child get through the day. This year, our goal is to fill out both the Lincolnton and West Lincoln school resource centers with all the materials and supplies that the students and families need! From July 8 to August 8, we will be collecting materials in various locations across the county. 


If you or your company would like to be a collection site, please fill out this form as soon as possible: https://forms.office.com/r/nE67BKdKpF


Locations Will Be Announced Soon!


Items We'd Love for You to Donate:

  • Paper towels
  • Scissors
  • Highlighters
  • Glue sticks
  • Plastic pocket folders with or without clasps
  • Pink pear erasers
  • Dry erase markers
  • Red & blue pens
  • Cardstock & notecards
  • Wide-ruled composition notebooks

Items We'd Happily Accept:

  • Klennex or tissues
  • Deoderant
  • Trash bags
  • Detergent
  • Refillable water bottles
  • Disinfectant spray & wipes
  • 1" or 2" 3-ring binders
  • Colored pencils
  • Dividers
  • Headphones
  • Bookbags

Items We Also Love to See:

  • Pull-tab cans for easy opening
  • Microwave safe cans for easy heating
  • Canned Meats: Chicken, Tuna, & Stewed Meats
  • Canned Beans, Fruits, & Vegetables
  • Microwavable Rice
  • Microwavable Macaroni & Cheese
  • Microwavable Soup
  • Microwavable Spaghetti O's, Ravioli and Spaghetti
  • Microwavable Grits
  • Microwavable Oatmeal
  • Microwavable Noodles
  • Microwavable Mashed Potatoes
  • Microwavable Shelf-Stable Meals
  • Dry Milk
  • Beef Sticks & Beef Jerky
  • Cereal
  • Crackers
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Fruit Cups
  • Fruit Leather & Dried Fruits
  • Canned Nuts
  • Granola Bars
  • Packaged Dry Pasta Meals
  • Microwavable Non-Refrigerated Meals
  • Handheld can opener

For more information, please call The United Way of Lincoln County at (704) 240-8621.

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