The United Way of West Central Minnesota has wrapped up its annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive. Final totals are in; 12,075 individual items were collected with value of $14,309 with additional monetary donations of more than $2,000. School supplies were donated throughout July and August at area business locations and collected on Friday, August 19th.

Requested supplies included notebooks, pencils, calculators, pens, backpacks, crayons, folders, and more. All school supply donations will benefit area students in need at Willmar, CCS, NL-S, BOLD and St. Mary’s in Bird Island, CMCS, Litchfield, MACCRAY, KMS, ACGC, RCW and Benson schools.

Find out more about the United Way of West Central Minnesota at or call the United Way office at (320) 235-1050.

Thank you for giving back and LIVING UNITED in West Central Minnesota!