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Stuff the Bus - And Win!
Stuff the Bus - And Win!

Back to school means STUFF THE BUS!

Amway, Fifth Third Bank, the Student and Advancement Foundation and Hand2Hand Ministries have teamed up to fill 3,000 backpacks for midddle school students in the greater Grand Rapids area who may not otherwise be able to afford the essential items needed to start the school year.

Last year, the community donated classroom essentials to fill 2,500 backpacks. Their goal for 2011 is to fill 3,000 backpacks.

Monetary donations and new classroom essentials will be accepted from August 3-20 at all Fifth Third Bank financial centers in the greater Grand Rapids area.

Items needed:

  • Folders
  • No. 2 Pencils
  • Pens
  • Notebooks
  • Easers
  • Rulers

Stop by the following locations to donate and register to win prizes from Amway and Fifth Third Bank:

August 15

Fifth Third financial center, Noon-6 p.m.

6485 28thStreet, Grand Rapids

Prizes: Fifth Third Bank $25 cash gift card (1 for you and 1 for a teacher of your choice), Amway Grand Plaza Hotel overnight stay

August 19

Fifth Third financial center, Noon-6 p.m.

530 Baldwin Drive, Jenison

Prizes: Fifth Third Bank $25 cash gift card (1 for you and 1 for a teacher of your choice), Amway gift basket with NUTRILITE®, ARTISTRY® and LEGACY OF CLEAN® products

August 20

Fifth Third Ballpark, Whitecaps game at 7 p.m.

4500 West River Drive NE, Comstock Park

Prizes: Fifth Third Bank $25 cash gift card (1 for you and 1 for a teacher of your choice), Amway gift basket with NUTRILITE®, ARTISTRY® and LEGACY OF CLEAN® products,

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel overnight stay

Jennifer Rees lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is the author of BigBinder, a blog for parents in Grand Rapids encouraging others to engage in cultural, culinary, and fun activities and events with their kids. She is also the Michigan Mom for MomTV.com. Jennifer is married with two adventurous young children, and is actively involved in her local community, her kids' school, and her church. Her email is bigbinderblog@gmail.com and she can almost always be found on Twitter @bigbinderblog.

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