"Fill The Bus" Holiday Food Drive
SunLine Transit Agency 5th Annual "Fill the Bus" Holiday Food Drive
Thursday November 17 & 18, 2011
Collection times are Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 7 AM to 5 PM.
Delivery to the recipients will be approximately 6 AM on Friday, November 18, 2011.
Ralphs - Smoke Tree Village Shopping Center; 1733 East Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs (Hwy 111 & Sunrise Way)
Ralphs - 42150 Washington Street; Bermuda Dunes (Washington & 42nd Street)
Stater Bros - 78630 Highway 111 # A, La Quinta (Hwy 111 & Washington)
Stater Bros - 67800 Vista Chino, Cathedral City (Vista Chino & Landau)
IFor more information call: (760) 774-7178
The four buses will be parked at four grocery store locations listed above.
The 40-foot long buses can accommodate packaged items of any size or shape - in addition to dry, canned goods, frozen meats and other assorted trimmings, SunLine is asking local residents to donate toiletries, personal hygiene products, diapers and other household products to help those in need.
Checks and money orders are also gratefully accepted from those who wish to give in that manner and receipts will be provided.
The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission in Indio;
Galilee Center in Thermal
The Soup Kitchen in Desert Hot Springs.
Collectively, SunLine has provided a total of more than 14 tons of food and non-perishable items to families in need thanks to the community support of its popular "Fill the Bus program. I
in response to the communities over-whelming generosity last year, SunLine added a fourth bus to the program this year.