Stuff the Bus Saturday at Fred Meyer to benefit the Back to School event

Monday, August 11, 2014

Join Shoreline Schools transportation employee Nancy Koski
and many others to "Stuff the Bus"
on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Aurora Fred Meyer

Help the Shoreline School District Transportation Department to "Stuff the Bus" with needed school supplies, clothing and hygiene items for the Shoreline Back to School Consortium Event for families with low incomes and/ or circumstances that make it challenging to adequately prepare their children for school.

Transportation employees will park a Shoreline Schools bus in front of the Fred Meyer store at 185th and Aurora from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, August 16 to accept donations. Last year shoppers generously donated many items for the Back to School event, which will be held this year from 12:30 to 4pm Saturday, Aug. 23 at the North City Learning Center.

In 2013, more than 1,000 students received needed school supplies and clothing at the Back to School Consortium event. Deadline for registration is this Friday, Aug. 15. Visit for more information.

Here's a list of the items most urgently needed:
Pens (red, blue & 
Colored pencils 
Pencil boxes 
Pencil pouches 
Wide tip markers 
Narrow tip markers 
Bottled glue 
Pocket folders 
3 ring binders (1-2”) 
Loose leaf paper 
(wide & college ruled)Notebook dividers 
Composition notebooks 
Spiral notebooks 
(wide & college) 
Blunt scissors 
Pointed children’s scissors 
Glue sticks 
Body Wash 
New socks (all sizes) 
New underwear (all 
sizes, boys and girls) 
New or gently used 
clothing for kids 

MEMBERS OF THE BACK TO SCHOOL CONSORTIUM: Center for Human Services, City of Shoreline, Dale Turner Family YMCA, Hopelink, Penny’s Place, Ronald United Methodist Church, Shoreline Community Care, Shoreline School District, Turning Point, The Works of Shoreline PTA Council 


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