Key West CitizenJuly 23, 2017

This July and August, United Way of the Florida Keys will “Stuff the Bus,” collecting school supplies for children throughout the Florida Keys who need them.

Area companies can become sponsors by collecting $250 worth of school supplies through a supply drive with their employees or customers, or by making a contribution of $250 or more. Supplies will be collected to the end of August.

Individuals can participate in “Stuff the Bus” by taking school supplies to a sponsor’s business, making a donation online at, shopping at Publix and buying “Tools for Schools” gift cards at the checkout counter, or by attending a Back to School celebration at the Hard Rock CafĂ© in Key West from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 1.

For information on “Stuff the Bus,” call the United Way office at 305-735-1929, or email