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Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus
School Supply Drive

Pinellas Education Foundation's annual Stuff the Bus school supply donation drive ensures that students with the greatest need have the tools to succeed in the new school year. Did you know 60% of Pinellas County Schools’ students are economically disadvantaged? We need your help to students start the year off right!

Multiple Ways to Give

There are many ways you can help support Stuff the Bus this year. Scroll down on the page to learn more about each option.

  • Support our virtual supply drive by shopping for supplies online through our Amazon list
  • Donate school supplies in-person at various locations
  • Make a cash donation and we will purchase the most-needed supplies for you
  • Host your own neighborhood or workplace school supply collection.

This school supply drive benefits the students of Pinellas County Schools. Supplies collected through this campaign will be distributed by the Pinellas Education Foundation and Pinellas County Council PTA to students in need through their individual schools.


School Supplies Needed

3-Ring Binders / Notebook Paper / Pocket Folders / Highlighters / Crayons / Colored Pencils / Pencil Sharpener / Water-based Markers / Rulers / Backpacks / Glue Sticks / White Glue / Scissors / Ballpoint Pens / No. 2 Pencils / Notebooks / Erasers / Index Cards

- Shop for School Supplies Online -

Shop at AmazonSmile

Purchase school supplies from our shopping list with AmazonSmile and have your donated items shipped directly to Pinellas County Schools for distribution.

AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of all proceeds to the Pinellas Education Foundation.

Drop Off Locations

The Pinellas Education Foundation is proud to partner with several businesses to host Stuff the Bus drop-off locations. Donations can be dropped off at all Achieva Credit Union branches in Pinellas County,  Crown Automotive Group dealerships, Countryside Mall, and Woodie’s Wash Shacks. Click on the link below for a complete list of locations accepting school supply donations.

Stuff the Bus Events

Join us for two Stuff the Bus events in August! Our big yellow bus will be onsite at both events ready to be filled with school supply donations.

Achieva Credit Union’s Stuff the Bus Day
Friday, August 6 from 12-6 p.m.

Achieva Credit Union – Largo Branch
12580 Seminole Blvd., Largo, FL 33778
Learn more

10 Tampa Bay’s Stuff the Bus Day
Friday, August 27 from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

8151 Dr M.L.K. Jr St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Host Your Own School Supply Collection

We have many businesses, organizations, and individuals hosting their own school supply drives to support Stuff the Bus. If you would like to host your own, we have a few downloadable resources below to assist you listed below. Donations can be delivered to any of our drop-off locations or to a Stuff the Bus event.

If you have any questions, please Katherine MacTaggart at 727-588-4816, ext. 2119 or katherine.mactaggart@pinellaseducation.org.

60% Pinellas County Schools' students are economically disadvantaged

10K Pounds of school supplies donated in 2019

3 Buses filled with school supplies