Community Comes Together to Stuff the Bus

What brings together a community better than presenting a community challenge to stuff a bus full of food for the Kamloops Food Bank?

In partnership with BC Transit, the City hosted Kamloops’ Stuff the Bus event on December 7 and 8 at the Columbia Square Save-On-Foods. City employees and residents showed strong support for this event by donating $2,669.40 in cash and 4,054 lbs. of food.

We would like to give a shout-out to Save-On-Foods for preparing and selling more than 300 prepackaged donations, which contributed to the total donation amount. In addition, the BC Turkey Farmers has donated $1,500 to the Kamloops Food Bank in support of this event.

The donations received translate into nearly $15,000 towards nutritious items for those in need—not to mention the other awareness and donations that Stuff the Bus has inspired in our community.

Special thank you to the over 25 City volunteers and family members, members of TRU Cheerleading, the Kamloops Ambassadors, and Councillors Bill Sarai and Sadie Hunter for their help during the event. We would also like to give special mention to B100, First Canada ULC, and the BC Turkey Farmers as well as the Kamloops Food Bank.

The City of Kamloops and BC Transit thank you for making someone’s holiday a little brighter!