The 10th annual "Stuff The Bus" school supply drive is underway with an event this Saturday.

The "Stuff The Bus" is hosted by the United Way of Texarkana and this year there will be a special event at Texarkana Twins Baseball game that you can participate in on Saturday. 50% of every ticket purchased through this link will

Your donation of supplies or monetary donations will go towards helping over 10,000 students in twelve school districts throughout four counties. One hundred percent of your funds stay one hundred percent local. Please help the United Way of Greater Texarkana by donating to the Stuff the Bus school supply drive.

The United Way of Greater Texarkana has collaborated with more than 30 local businesses to put this year's Stuff-The-Bus on to collect school supplies for children that need help in our local schools. The Stuff-The-Bus program is organized and driven by volunteers to assist struggling families in getting the necessary supplies for the upcoming school year.

If you can't make it to the game on Saturday, here is a list of things they need this year.

Items needed:

  • Composition Notebooks
  • Glue Sticks
  • Glue in bottles
  • Scissors, both blunt and pointed
  • Red Pens
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Markers
  • 1 inch 3-ring binders
  • Highlighters
  • Colored pencils and pens
  • Erasers

You can bring these items to the United Way office for the 'Stuff The Bus' drive.