Stuff the Bus Campaign

CIS of Northwest Michigan collects a wide range of new and surplus school supplies during the Stuff-the-Bus campaign to distribute to area students.  Although the bulk of supplies is collected from July – September, CIS will accept school supplies throughout the year.

All donated materials must be safe for young children and use only non-toxic materials. (No broken, used or worn supplies, please.)    The following items are suggested:


Spiral Notebook Paper

Pocket folders

3-ring binders

Rulers and protractors

Graph paper

Construction paper



Colored pencils & pens

Crayons & Markers (in box)

Pencils (#2 with eraser)


Ballpoint pens

Pencil sharpeners

White school glue

Glue Sticks

Safety scissors

Hand sanitizer