Stuff the Bus Event Aimed at Making Sure All Students Are Ready for School


The United Way of the Kearney Area and the Dobytown Kiwanis groups are holding a Stuff the Bus event at the Hilltop Mall in Kearney July 19-21.

This event provides supplies needed for the Back to School program, which gives out backpacks and school supplies to low-income families.

Items being collected include:

  • Erasers
  • Glue
  • Rulers
  • Markers
  • Highlighters
  • Black/Blue Pens
  • School Boxes
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Folders
  • Notebooks
  • Glue Sticks
  • Crayons

There will also be drop boxes to collect school supplies at the Kearney Public Library, Kearney YMCA, Walgreen's, First United Methodist Church and the pediatric department at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Stop by the United Way office, 4009 Sixth Ave. #19, or call 308.237.6840 for more information on this program.