Stuff the Bus


School bells will be ringing again before we know it, which means it’s time for United Way of West Central Minnesota’s annual “Stuff the Bus – School Supply Drive”.  Join United Way of West Central Minnesota and  Lakeland Broadcasting in gathering school supplies for area students who are in need.  Supplies needed include: notebooks, calculators, pens, pencils, backpacks, folders, tape, glue, markers boxes of tissues and more.

Donations can be dropped off at local participating businesses or at the bus on August 18th – “Stuff the Bus” collection day at OfficeMax at the corner of 19th Avenue and 1st Street from 7:00 am to 9:00 am.

All school supply donations go to area schools such as Willmar, CCS, NL-S, BOLD and St. Mary’s of Bird Island, CMCS, MACCRAY, Litchfield, KMS, ACGC, RCW, Benson and the Dream Technical Academy.

Thank you for giving back and LIVING UNITED in West Central Minnesota! See you at the bus on August 18th!


Atwater: Atwater Library
Benson: ACMC, Benson Library, Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing, Case New Holland, First Security Bank, Bank of the West
Bird Island: Bird Island Library
Blomkest: Concorde Bank
Clara City: Clara City Library
Kerkhoven: Kerkhoven Library, Financial Security Bank, Sacred Heart Church
Olivia: Olivia Library, HomeTown Bank, F&M Bank, United FCS
Lake Lillian: Lake Lillian Library
Litchfield: Litchfield Library, Center National Bank, Home State Bank, Mid-Country Bank, Wells Fargo, United FCS, Christenson PLLP, ACMC, Conway, Deuth, & Schmiesing, Meeker County Community Homes
Maynard: Maynard Library, Citizens Bank
Murdock: Citizens Bank, Bethesda Lutheran
New London: New London Library, ACMC, Deep Freeze, Lake Region Bank, United Minnesota Bank, Heritage Bank, Peace Lutheran
Pennock: Heritage Bank
Prinsburg: Unity Christian Reformed Church
Raymond: Heritage Bank, Raymond Library
Renville: Renville Library, First Security Bank, Teachers Federal Credit Union, F&M Bank
Spicer: Spicer Library, Heritage Bank, United Prairie Bank, Faith Lutheran Church, Our Lady of the Lakes Church, Hope Presbyterian Church
Willmar: ACMC, Bennett Office Technologies, Border States Electric, Bremer Bank, Calvary  Lutheran Church, Cash Wise, Cub Foods, Willmar CDI, Christenson PLLP, Concorde Bank, Conway, Deuth, & Schmiesing, Family Practice Medical Center, Fischer Laser Eye Center,  Hansen Advertising, Heritage Bank, Home State Bank, Jennie-O, JMSK Law Firm, Kandiyohi County Administrative Office, Lake Region Bank, Lutheran Social Service, Redeemer Lutheran Church, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Assemblies of God Church, US Bank, Ag Country FCS, Vinje Lutheran Church, West Central Tribune, YMCA, Rice Hospital, Rice Care Center, Willmar Library, Bethel Lutheran Church, US Bank, North American State Bank,  Duininck Chiropractic, Engan Associates Architects


1- Subject Notebook
3- Subject Notebook
5- Subject Notebook
3-Ring Binder
Book Cover
Calculator- basic
Calculator- scientific
Cap Erasers
Chunk Erasers
Colored Pencils (12 pack)
Composition Notebook
Construction Paper (200)
Construction Paper (96)
Crayons (24 pack)
Crayons (64 pack or more)
Dry Erase Markers
Expandable Folder
Filler paper
Glue Bottle
Glue Sticks- 2
Graph paper
Highlighters (2 pk)
Highlighters (4 pk)
Highlighters (10 pk)
Index Cards- 3×5
Index Cards- 3×5 (color)
Index Cards- 4×6
Markers (10 pack)
Mechanical Pencils (8 pk)
Mechanical Pencils (26 pk)
Memo Pads
Pencil Bag
Pencil Box
Pencil Grips
Pencil Sharpener
Pens (8-10 pk)
Pens (20 pk)
Post-It Notes (cube)
Post-It Notes (single)
Protractor & Compass
Scissors- large
Scissors- small
Tab dividers
Band Aids
Disinfectant wipes
Hand sanitizer
Kleenex box (1)
Lunch Box
Socks (pkg)
Underwear- boys (pkg)
Underwear- girls (pkg)
Ziploc bags- gallon
Ziploc bags- small