“Stuff the Bus” event planned to benefit Craven County students

Partners in Education Stuff the Bus
Partners in Education Stuff the Bus(Craven County Partners in Education)
Published: Aug. 18, 2022 at 10:57 AM EDT
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CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Businesses across Craven County are collecting school supplies for students in need.

This is part of the “Stuff the Bus” event hosted by the Craven County Partners in Education. The event is set for Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Staples in New Bern, but you can donate now.

The following local businesses are collecting donations until Friday, August 19:

  • BSH Home Appliances, 100 Bosch Blvd., New Bern
  • Baxter Family Eye Care, 3000 Trent Rd., New Bern
  • Bella’s Café, 323 Middle St., New Bern
  • Century 21 Zaytoun-Raines, 312 S. Front St., New Bern
  • Coastal Grove Family Dentistry, 2306 Dr. M.L. King, Jr., Blvd., New Bern (Mon – Thu, 8am-5pm)
  • Craven County Schools, 3600 Trent Rd., New Bern
  • Edward Jones Investments – Dan Roberts, 301 S. Front St., New Bern
  • Edward Jones Investments – Georgiana Bowman Bircher, 246 Craven St., New Bern
  • Marine Federal Credit Union, 2034 Waterscape Way, New Bern
  • Mitchell Hardware, 215 Craven St., New Bern
  • Moen, 101 Industrial Drive, New Bern
  • Paula’s Pizza, 3946 Dr. MLK, Jr., Blvd., New Bern
  • Rankin & Fiume Orthodontics, 608 McCarthy Blvd., New Bern
  • Robinson Family Dental, 610 Miller Blvd., Havelock (Tuesday – Thursday, 7am-5pm)
  • Rowland & the Home Sales Team, 2602 Neuse Blvd., New Bern (Open House to collect supplies on August 6th, 9:00 am – Noon)
  • Staples New Bern, 3230 Dr. M.L. King, Jr. Blvd., New Bern
  • Sylvan Learning Center, 416-A Pollock St., New Bern
  • Toyota of New Bern. 5010 US Hwy 70 East, New Bern
  • Truist, 375 S. Front St., New Bern (downtown branch only)
  • Two Rivers Church, 3321 Neuse Blvd., New Bern (Mon, Tue, Thu: 9-12; Wed, Fri: 9-4)
  • Weyerhaeuser, 1785-B Weyerhaeuser Rd., Vanceboro
  • White & Allen, PA, 901 College Ct., New Bern

If you wish to donate, simply bring items to either of the locations listed to help “Stuff the Bus” or come out to the event on Saturday.

Click here for a list of needed items.

Partners in Education Stuff the Bus
Partners in Education Stuff the Bus(Craven County Partners in Education)

All supplies collected will benefit the Partners In Education Stuff the Bus Event. Click here to learn more.

Last year, Partners In Education received $80,000 in donations and was able to assist students in all 26 Craven County schools.

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