2018 Stuff the Bus Information

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to collect items for the seventh annual Stuff the Bus, presented by State Farm, kits for kids kindergarten through fifth grade beginning June 1, 2018, through July 26, 2018.  

This year, the United Way is looking to increase corporate and community collection sites to reach its goal of supporting 5,000 children within Cannon County, Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County schools. Focusing on one of the United Way’s priority community issues, helping children and youth succeed, United Way will work to collect resources that students need to encourage school readiness.

 Stuff the Bus collection items include:

  • Backpacks
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Scissors (Fiskars)
  • Glue Sticks (Elmer’s)
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons (Crayola)

Collection Sites:

  • Backer
  • UPS
  • Nissan
  • FedEx
  • PARKS Realty (Northfield)
  • FIRSTBANK (Memorial Branch)
  • Bridgestone
  • Quinn's Mercantile
  • Atmos Energy 
  • Middle Tennessee Electric
  • State Farm
    • Mitch Fitzpatrick
    • Celeste Middleton
    • Joel Laird
    • Dana Womack
    • Andy Womack
    • Memorial Office
    • Michael Busey
    • Ashley Brooks
    • Bud Morris
  • Patco
  • Middle Tennessee Christian School
  • Rutherford County Schools Main Office
  • Murfreesboro City Schools Main Office
  • Bombshells 
  • Once Upon A Child
  • Webb Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • City of Murfreesboro
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union, S. Rutherford Blvd
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union, Fortress Blvd
  • City of Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Department
  • Kennametal
  • Sonoco

Sponsors for Stuff the Bus include: State Farm, Amazon, Scheider Electric, Regions Bank, Wilson Bank & Trust, Once Upon A Child, The Budd Group, Farm Credit Services Mid-America and Patco.

Last year, the sixth annual Stuff the Bus collected nearly 15,000 essential school supply items collected by 70 participating companies and organizations. One hundred and seventy-one volunteers sorted the items at the Stuff the Bus Sort-a-Thon and the supplies were distributed to Rutherford County, Murfreesboro City and Cannon County schools.

To learn more about being a sponsor please email Andrew Young at Andrew.Young@yourlocaluw.org.