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Posted on: March 2, 2018

[ARCHIVED] “Stuff a Bus” campaign accepting donations Nov. 25 through Dec. 10!

Everett Transit bus at Fred Meyer

EVERETT – The annual Stuff a Bus giving drive, benefitting local families supported by Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW), provides another opportunity this year to bring joy in our community.

Initiated by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 883, in partnership with VOAWW, Fred Meyer and Everett Transit, the campaign is now in its second year of extending its reach to a new Snohomish location, supported by Community Transit and ATU Local 1576.

Campaign dates: Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3, 9-10

We will collect toys and non-perishable food items between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the two locations:

  • Fred Meyer, Everett (Murphy’s Corner), 12906 Bothell-Everett Hwy
  • Fred Meyer, Snohomish, 2801 Bickford Ave.

Last year, the community donated over 11,500 pounds of food and baby items, along with toys and cash donations. For more information, volunteer opportunities or direct donations, go to

Thank you for considering your neighbors-in-need in your shopping this year. Happy Holidays!

About Everett Transit
Everett Transit provides efficient, low-cost mobility options for local residents, visitors, and businesses, operating local fixed-route service and paratransit service. For more information call 425-257-7777 or visit


About Community Transit

Community Transit has provided transportation options for Snohomish County residents for 40 years. Last year, more than 1.6 million riders took the Swift Blue Line, and the Swift Green Line is coming soon. Call 425-353-7433 or visit for more information.


About Volunteers of America Western Washington

Volunteers of America has been serving the most vulnerable in Washington State since 1898. Services are delivered through a partnership made up of over 400 professional staff, 1,500+ volunteers, and community, religious, and local government officials. VOAWW creates safe, stable, healthy communities by helping the most vulnerable thrive.


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