September 3, 2013 update
The Everett Public Schools Foundation announced that they were ready to deliver 1,675 backpacks filled with school supplies on August 28, 2013.
"WE DID IT! Thank you to all who donated time, money and supplies to help our kids have the tools they need for school!!"
Original August 3, 2013 article
From an Everett Public Schools Foundation news release.
The Everett Public Schools Foundation is sponsoring our 4th Annual “Stuff the Bus for Kids” school supply drive to benefit students in the Everett Public Schools on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 16th-18th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..
Our goal is to deliver 1,650 stuffed backpacks to our 26 schools before the start of the school year.
Big yellow school buses will be located throughout the community during the following dates, times and locations:
Dates and times:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 16th-18th from 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
- Safeway at Silver Firs, 5802 134th Pl. S.E., Everett, WA 98208
- Central Market, Mill Creek Town Center, 15605 Main St., Mill Creek, WA 98012
- QFC Store, 2615 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201
- QFC Store, 4919 Evergreen Way, Everett, WA 98203
- Fred Meyer, 12906 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Everett, WA 98208
Special events include:
- Saturday, August 17th will be “Boeing Day” at all five collection sites. Volunteers from Boeing will be on hand to accept donations to help support our effort!
- All season long, the Everett AquaSox will host a collection bin at each home game and at their team office located at: 3802 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201.
- Donations will be accepted all of August during business hours only at: Northwest Plus Credit Union, 2821 Hewitt, Everett, WA 98201.
Please join our partners, Boeing, World Vision, Durham School Services, The Everett AquaSox, Fred Meyer, Northwest Plus Credit Union, The Everett Association of Paraeducators and Molina Healthcare in this effort to make sure that no child is without needed school supplies.
For a list of school supplies needed by elementary and middle/high students, please visit www.epsfoundation.org.
Donations may be received at the bus locations and at collection bins staged throughout our community.
If you or your company would like to make a cash donation to support our students in this effort, please send your check to: Everett Public Schools Foundation c/o Stuff the Bus for Kids, PO Box 3112, Everett, WA 98213.
Everett Public Schools Foundation
The Everett Public Schools Foundation builds community support and invests resources to inspire innovation, excellence and achievement for all learners in the Everett Public Schools. Tax ID# 91-1329342.