School supplies sought for Stuff the Bus drive

An annual school supplies drive is under way at Mesa Mall in Grand Junction.

Donations may be dropped off during mall hours through Aug. 7 at the white activity bus parked in the middle of Mesa Mall, located at 2424 U.S. Highway 6 & 50.

Supplies donated through the Stuff the Bus drive will be distributed to local schools that in turn will give them to the families that need them the most.

More than half of Mesa County School District 51 students live in households that meet federal income requirements for free or reduced-price school meals.

School supplies most in demand include: colored pencils, composition notebooks, Crayons, erasers, glue sticks, markers, notebook paper, pencils, pocket folders, rulers, scissors and three-ring binders.