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Donate To Stuff A Bus Today

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Help us help the independent school districts in the Brainerd Lakes area get the school supplies they will need to get through the school year. In addition to the standard school supplies, things like masks, hand sanitizer, face shields, paper towels and tissues will be in demand (more items below). Drop off your school supply donations at Lonesome Cottage Furniture Company in Pequot Lakes, Todd Wright’s Country Financial office in Pillager or Cub Foods in Brainerd and Baxter. Learning will be tough enough this year, let’s “Stuff-a-Bus” with the school supplies for our Lakes area kids. Help us “Stuff-a-Bus” with school supplies for our Lakes area students.

Items needed:

  • Reusable water bottles
  • Pencil boxes
  • Dixon Ticonderoga pencils
  • Crayola crayons (24 packs)
  • Black dry erase markers
  • Facial tissues
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Headphones
  • Wide-ruled, one subject notebooks
  • Ziploc sandwich baggies
  • Ziploc gallon bags
  • Glue sticks
  • Primary colors sets of washable markers
  • Plastic two pocket folders with prongs
  • Double A batteries
  • Non-latex disposable gloves
  • Hand sanitizer
  • 3×3 post-it notes
  • Wide-ruled composition notebooks
  • Highlighters
  • Watercolors paints
  • Winter hats, gloves, scarves
  • Scissors (safety and pointed)
  • Boys and girls underwear in sizes 44-12
  • Kid size face masks
  • Kid size gym shoes