Pasco School District aims to “fill the bus” with food for families in need

Pasco School District aims to “fill the bus” with food for families in need

The Pasco School District held their 6th annual Project Fill the Bus food drive in Pasco Saturday morning.

Bus drivers gathered in the Yoke’s Fresh Market parking lot on Road 68, collecting food donations to fill the bus.

“We get to give back to the community, said Tamara Pearson a PSD bus driver. “You see the kids that don’t have a lot and for us, it’s our way of giving back so that they can have a good Christmas and have food while we’re out of school and help their families.”

Last year, they collected more than 8,000 pounds of food for families, a number Pearson hopes to top this year.

If you couldn’t make it out to Yoke’s, the schools will be collecting food until Dec. 19. You can drop off a non-perishable item at any school.

On Dec. 20, bus drivers and other district staff members will deliver the food to Second Harvest.

HAPPENING NOW: Pasco School District #1 is hosting their 6th Annual Project Fill the Bus. Kaitlin Knapp is live at Yoke’s in Pasco.

Posted by KAPP-KVEW Local News on Saturday, December 15, 2018

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