‘Stuff the Bus’ for western KY

MORGAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A group of schools across central Kentucky are teaming up to send supplies to western Kentucky. Schools from 18 districts are participating in ‘Stuff the Bus’ which started Monday and runs until Friday.

Student will be stuffing school buses with supplies to send a caravan across the state to those in need. Schools from 12 counties are participating.

“We, no pun intended, jumped on the bus,” says Morgan County Superintendent Ralph Hamilton. “We want to provide that support and unite together with the eastern Kentucky districts to provide support for western Kentucky.”

Hamilton says the regional effort was organized by Greenup County Superintendent Traysea Moresea. Donations can be taken to any participating schools and dropped off until noon on Friday. The buses will leave for Mayfield High School from Rowan County on Monday morning.

A list of the participating districts with the specific donation items requested is below:

  • Ashland Independent: Socks, Personal Hygiene
  • Boyd County Schools: Water
  • Carter County Schools: Coats, Hats, Gloves
  • Fairview Independent: Non-Perishable Food and Toiletries
  • Floyd County Schools: Blankets
  • Pikeville Indpendent: Toys
  • Greenup County Schools: Toys
  • Johnson County Schools: Water
  • Jenkins Independent: Water
  • Lawrence County Schools: Cleaning Supplies
  • Lewis County Schools: Coats, Hats, Toys
  • Martin County Schools: Non-Perishable Food Items, Toiletries
  • Morgan County Schools: Socks, Personal Hygiene
  • Magoffin County Schools: Cleaning Supplies
  • Paintsville Independent: Blankets
  • Pike County Schools: Toys
  • Raceland Independent: Water
  • Russell Independent: Water
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