Fill the Truck: Give United

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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.

Winter FILL THE TRUCK Event: Birthdays for Kids!

January 15th – February 12th, 2018

Help us FILL THE TRUCK with birthday party supplies so that every child in our community can have an extra special day!  All items will be sorted into kits and donated to our local food pantries.

We are looking for:

  • Boxed Cake Mix
  • Canned Frosting
  • Sprinkles
  • Birthday Candles
  • Cupcake Liners
  • Single Rolls of Streamers
  • Party Hats
  • Birthday Cards
  • Cake and Cupcake Pans

*Please note: for this drive we are requesting all new items.

Drop off locations:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore, 4265 Grand Haven Rd. Suite 201

2133 E. Apple Ave.
2730 Sanford St.
414 Center St.
875 W. Norton Ave.

Harbor Hospice, 1050 W. Western Ave Suite 400

Gary Nelund State Farm, 3220 Glade St.

Matt Crosby State Farm, 1767 E. Apple Ave.

Muskegon County Register of Deeds, 173 E. Apple Ave. Suite 301

United Way of the Lakeshore, 31 E. Clay Ave.


Click here for the Winter Fill the Truck flyer.

Click here for a complete Fill the Truck flyer - see what's coming up!


Thank you for helping us FILL THE TRUCK with new or clean, gently used winter gear to help keep every person in our community warm through our Michigan winter! 

A special thank you to our host sites for having collection boxes:Archer’s Plaza, Muskegon City Hall—City Clerk’s Office, Gary Nelund State Farm, Jason Ryan State Farm, Matt Crosby State Farm, Mercy Health Muskegon—Mercy & Hackley Campuses, Muskegon Public Schools—Hackley Administration Building, Wasserman’s Flowers & Gifts, 1595 Lakeshore Dr., Muskegon.


Thank you for helping us “Stuff the Bus” (or in this case, the truck) with supplies to support a successful school year for our teachers and our kids!

A special thank you to our host sites for having collection boxes: Muskegon Public Schools Hackley Administration Building, Norton Shores City Hall, Matt Crosby State Farm Office, Jason Ryan State Farm Office, Gary Nelund State Farm Office, Wasserman’s Flowers & Gifts, Rootdown yoga, and Fifth Third Bank Locations: 710 Seminole Road, Muskegon; 621 Dykstra Road, Muskegon; 5217 Harvey Street, Muskegon; 1945 East Apple Ave, Muskegon; 877 Terrace Street, Muskegon; 50 Park, Fruitport; 55 West Main Street, Fremont.

Thank you to Rootdown for collecting extra supplies during one of their "Yoga on the Ship" nights!