Events and Happenings

stuff the bus
 
Stuff the Bus is back! Last year, the community donated more than $18,000 worth of school supplies. Let's help kids get ready for school again this fall!
 
Community members are invited to donate school supplies for kids:
 
When: July 28 - August 11

Where: Any Fifth Third Bank location in Ottawa County AND Loutit Library in Grand Haven

What:
Boxes of 24 count crayons
Pocket folders (plain)
Pocket folders (w/fasteners)
Glue Sticks
Regular Pencils
Large erasers
Small erasers (that fit on pencils)
Pack of 10 colored pencils
Three ring binders
Spiral notebooks – wide ruled paper
Spiral notebooks – college ruled paper
Pencil Boxes
Pencil Pouches (for 3 ring binders)
Pencil sharpeners
Scissors
Highlighters
Packages of paper (wide ruled)
Packages of paper (college ruled)
Toothpaste (sample size)
Toothbrushes

THANK YOU for helping kids start off right this school year!

Private company Stuff the Bus collections are taking place at these locations:

Talmer West Bank
Grand Transformers
Automatic Spring Products
ESC Building
Four Pointes
SAF -Holland, Inc. - Ottawa Ave.
SAF -Holland, Inc. - W. 18th St.
Flextronics, Automotive


Stuff the Bus Backpack Distribution Info:

In Grand Haven:

To receive a FREE BACKPACK FULL OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES:
    1. Pre-register at the The Grand Haven Salvation Army between July 28 and August 15. Bring ID (birth certificate or social security card)
    2. Stop by one of our backpack pick-up events at the following dates and places:

Tuesday, August 26
5:00-6:00pm
The Salvation Army
310 N. Despelder St.  
Grand Haven

In Holland:

Thursday, August 28
4:00pm-6:00pm
Salvation Army
104 Clover St  
Holland, MI

 

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