Stuff the Bus collects food, toys and money for needy

B.C. Transit fundraiser helps out Mustard Seed, 1UP

Support for the Mustard Seed Food Bank and 1Up, Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre came in droves during this year’s fourth annual Stuff the Bus toy and food drive, co-ordinated by B.C. Transit staff.

Transit’s hybrid double-decker bus carried thousands of pounds in donations, a value of $15,520. Donations included $2,540 in cash, 3,992 pounds of food ($9,980 in value), and $3,000 in toys and clothing.

In the past four years, B.C. Transit has helped collect more than $89,700 in food, toys and money with its Stuff the Bus campaign in the Capital Region.