Stuff the Bus Event

Okaloosa County STUFF THE BUS EVENT - JULY 29, 2023

Give our kids a boost by helping them get the supplies they need for the school year. Stuff the Bus is a back to school supply drive held on July 29, 2023, from 8 am to 4 pm at three local Walmart locations. The timing is perfect to take advantage of Florida's tax-free weekend and add a few extra school supplies to your cart, or give a monetary donation so our local schools can utilize bulk discounts.


Walmart - Crestview (3351 S Ferdon Blvd)
Walmart - Fort Walton Beach (748 Beal Pkwy NW)
Walmart - Niceville (1300 E John Sims Pkwy E)


Most needed supplies:

  • Crayons
  • Colored Pencils
  • Washable Markers
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Folders
  • Backpacks
  • #2 Pencils (Dixon/Ticonderoga preferred)
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • Glue Sticks
  • Notebooks
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Loose Leaf Paper
  • Binders (one or one & 1/2 inch)
  • Cap erasers

Can't make it on July 29? Here are a few pre-event drop off locations you can take advantage of:

Starting July 1st you can stop by any of the following businesses and drop off school supplies:

  • Cox Communications’ Store- Crestview and FWB
  • United Fidelity- FWB
  • T’ hairapy Salon & Spa- Niceville/Bluewater

The following will start collecting on July 10th

  • CCB Bank- Crestview
  • UWF- FWB Campus
  • Warren Averett- Destin and FWB
  • Niceville and FWB Chamber of Commerce

July 28th we will have a bus in the parking lot of United Fidelity for anyone wanting to drop off school supplies The bus will be there from 10-2.

Get more information on the Okaloosa County School District website, or make a cash donation online.

Posted by Tim Shepard - Broker on


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