Stuff the Bus


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Stuff the Bus is our annual program to bring school supplies to students who are homeless. We work with every public school district in Hampden County, South Hadley, and Granby to make sure all youth in need receive a backpack filled with all the supplies they need for the school year. For the upcoming school year, we expect to donate roughly 1400 backpacks holding pencils, paper, pens, art supplies, and more.

We are glad to accept donations of school supplies for the backpacks, and they can be provided at these locations:

Our main office:
1441 Main Street, Suite 147, Springfield, MA 01103

Chicopee Cupboard:
226 Exchange Street, Chicopee, MA 01013
Tuesdays, 9am-12pm
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm
Thursdays, 11am-1pm

Or if you do not have supplies to donate, we also accept monetary donations and have an Amazon wishlist:

Donations accepted year-round.

If you don't wish to donate school supplies, we also accept monetary gifts:

Drop-off Locations

United Way of Pioneer Valley

1441 Main St. Suite 147, Springfield, MA 01103


Supplies Needed

  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Highlighters
  • Glue sticks
  • Hand held pencil sharpeners
  • Pencil cases
  • Composition books
  • Three ring binders (1”)
  • Loose leaf notebook paper
  • Index cards
  • Pocket folders
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Rulers
  • Pencil top erasers
  • Post it Notes

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