Help FOX21 Stuff the Bus with school supplies for southern Colorado children in need

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FOX21 is proud to team up with Operation Back to School to provide basic school supplies for southern Colorado families in need. 

This school year, Christmas Unlimited plans to provide school supplies for up to 1,000 children. You can help Stuff the Bus by donating school supplies on your own, or hosting a collection drive at your business or organization. Supplies needed include: 

  • Glue sticks
  • 4 oz. glue
  • 12″ Rulers
  • Colored pencils
  • Wide-Ruled paper
  • College-Ruled Paper
  • Broad classic markers
  • 2-pocket folder w/o clasps
  • 2-pocket folder w/ clasps
  • Pointed scissors
  • Narrow classic marker
  • 1-subject college lined spiral notebook
  • Compass/Protractor combo
  • Black pens  
  • Red pens
  • Hi-liters
  • Simple calculators
  • Dry Erase markers
  • Divider sets
  • Post-It notes 2×2
  • Index cards
  • Zippered pencil bags
  • Composition books 

Drop off your donations at any of these locations before August 9:

  • Christmas Unlimited at 2204 East Boulder Street
  • Colorado Springs fire stations
    • 375 Printers Parkway
    • 370 Printers Parkway
    • 2880 International Circle
    • 31 South Weber Street
    • 29 South Weber Street
    • 314 East San Miguel Street
    • 922 West Colorado Avenue
    • 2280 Southgate Road
    • 2830 West Colorado Avenue
    • 2430 North Union Boulevard
    • 3901 Palmer Park Road
    • 3737 Airport Road
    • 622 West Garden of the Gods Road
    • 3730 Meadowland Boulevard
    • 3810 Jet Wing Drive
    • 445 Rockrimmon Boulevard
    • 1475 Cresta Road
    • 1875 Dublin Boulevard
    • 4770 Scarlet Drive
    • 4980 Farthing Drive
    • 3750 Tutt Boulevard
    • 6830 Hadler View
    • 2490 Research Parkway
    • 6755 Rangewood Drive
    • 7320 Dublin Boulevard
    • 711 Copper Center Parkway
  • Safeway stores
    • 7055 Austin Bluffs Parkway in Colorado Springs
    • 2210 North Wahsatch Avenue in Colorado Springs
    • 5060 North Academy Boulevard in Colorado Springs
    • 8750 North Union Boulevard in Colorado Springs
    • 4405 Centennial Boulevard in Colorado Springs
    • 3275 West Colorado Avenue in Colorado Springs
    • 624 Highway 105 in Monument
    • 1121 North Circle Drive in Colorado Springs
    • 2890 North Powers Boulevard in Colorado Springs
    • 6520 South Academy Boulevard in Colorado Springs
    • 1101 East U.S. Highway 24 in Woodland Park
    • 7655 McLaughlin Road in Falcon
    • 1425 South Murray Boulevard in Colorado Springs
    • 1920 South Nevada Avenue iN Colorado Springs
    • 840 Village Center Boulevard in Colorado Springs

You can also join Christmas Unlimited at select Safeway locations July 27 through August 3 for a chance to win Monster Truck tickets. Purchase school supplies at these locations and donate them for an extra chance to win tickets and prizes. Tap here for more information

Applications to receive school supplies are available at the following locations.

  • Deerfield Hills at 4290 Deerfield Hills Road
  • Ecumenical Social Ministries at 201 North Weber Street
  • El Paso County Health Department at 1675 West Garden of the Gods Road
  • Hillside Community Center at 925 South Institute Street
  • Women’s Resource Center at 750 Citadel Drive East #3128

Supplies will be distributed starting July 27, by appointment only. Clients will be notified of their scheduled pick-up date.  

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