Stuff the Bus campaign gathers school supplies

By The Curry Coastal Pilot August 19, 2011 09:49 pm
A Dollar Dog bus will be available to be stuffed in front of Fred Meyer on two days this week.The Pilot file photo/Jef Hatch


The annual Stuff the Bus campaign to collect donations of school supplies for Brookings-Harbor students begins Monday, Aug 22.

The campaign –  sponsored by Chetco Federal Credit Union and KURY Radio – involves CFCU parking its two Dollar Dog buses at different locations from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. unless otherwise posted. There people may stuff the either bus with their donated  school supplies.

Each day a different organization will sponsor the event, as will a group of volunteers to collect the donations.

At each location, a list of supplies will be available. The list will also be available at the schools.

The locations, sponsors and volunteers are as follows:

Monday, Aug. 22

•Chetco Federal Credit Union, 729 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

•Chetco Federal Credit Union, 16147 Highway 101, Harbor. CFCU is sponsoring the day and providing volunteers at both locations.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

•Dollar Tree, 16261 Highway 101, Harbor; Curry Health Network sponsors.

•Rite Aid, 16261 Highway 101, Harbor; Blue Water Cafe sponsors. Brookings-Harbor Lions Club will provide sponsors at both locations.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

•Shop Smart, 97900 Shopping Center Ave., Harbor.

•Ray’s Food Place, 906 Chetco Ave., Brookings. C&K Markets is sponsoring and Vietnam Veterans of American members will volunteer at both locations.

Thursday, Aug. 25

•Fred Meyer, 325 Fifth St., Brookings; Fred Meyer sponsors and Shriners volunteer.

•McDonald’s, 815 Chetco Ave., Brookings; McDonald’s sponsors and volunteers are from Daryn Farmer State Farm Insurance. The bus will be at this location from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 26

•Chetco Pharmacy and Gifts, 890 Chetco Ave., Brookings; Chetco Pharmacy sponsors and Soroptimist International of Brookings volunteers. The bus will be at this location from 9 a.m. to noon.

•Fred Meyer, 325 Fifth St., Brookings; Fred Meyer sponsors and Marine Corps League will volunteer.

For information about the program, call Lorie Botnen at CFCU at 541-469-7700.