Fill The Truck is a series of giving opportunities throughout the year, sponsored by the United Way of the Lakeshore & Two Men and a Truck!
Sign up your company or organization here: Fill The Truck Location Form
Summer "Fill the Truck" Event: School Supply Drive
August 6 to September 6
Consider donating the following items for local teachers and students: Tissues, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, sharpie markers, small whiteboards, dry erase markers, non-perishable snacks, post it notes, binder clips, command hooks, ziplock bags, soft dice, colored pens, cardstock, small plastic totes, winter hats and gloves, dixie cups, fans, 3-ring binders, play dough, indoor recess supplies, cleaning supplies. As well as traditional schools supplies such as pens, pencils, notepads, rulers, folders, etc.
95.7 % of teachers provide school supplies out of their own pockets!
The average amount a teacher spends is $500 a year for their students!
1 in 10 teachers spends over $1000 a year!
43% of households in Muskegon County struggle with the costs of childcare, transportation, housing, and medical emergencies!
In America, the average household spends $638 per child a year for back to school shopping. This is close to the national mortgage rate average!
Drop off locations:
Fifth Third Bank - 1945 E Apple Ave
Fifth Third Bank - 621 Dykstra
Fifth Third Bank - 5217/5600 Harvey St.
Fifth Third Bank - 877 Terrace St
Fifth Third Bank - 710 Seminole
United Way of the Lakeshore - 31 E. Clay Ave
Muskegon County Register of Deeds Office - 173 E. Apple Ave Suite 301
MAISD - 630 Harvey St
Community Shores Bank - 180 N. Causeway
Community Shores Bank - 5797 Harvey St.
Community Shores Bank - 1030 W. Norton Ave
Muskegon Public Schools Administration Building - 349 W. Webster
Ravenna Public Schools Administration Building - 12322 Stafford St
Parmenter Law - 601 Terrace St
Braeburn Wealth Management - 3597 Henry St.
Harbor Hospice & Scolnik Healing Center - 1050 W. Western Ave #400
Comerica Bank - 5250 Harvey St
Comerica Bank - 414 Center St
Comerica Bank - 875 W. Norton Ave
Comerica Bank - 2730 Sanford St
Matt Crosby State Farm Office - 1767 E. Apple Ave
Gale's IGA Foodliner - 1235, 710 S State St (Hart)
Hansen Foods - 3750 W. Polk Rd (Hart)
Special Thanks For Companies Participating:
Norton Family Practice, Mercy Health, Nichols, ADAC Automotive & Knoll, Nowak Machined Products, and Norton Family Practice!
Spring 2018 Drive. Thank you for helping us FILL THE TRUCK with diapers and wipes! Over 10,000 Diapers were collected!
A special thank you to our host sites for having collection boxes: Gales IGA Grocery, Hansen Foods, The Gym, Targe, Wolfie's Pizza, Parmenter Law, Muskegon Public Schools, Matt Crosby State Farm, Gary Nelund State Farm, Comerica Bank locations, Fifth Third Bank, Lakeside Surfaces, Baker College of Muskegon, Muskegon County Register of Deeds, Muskegon Area ISD, and United Way of the Lakeshore.