SunLine Transit Agency to Host 5th Annual ‘Pack the Bus’ Backpack and School Supply Drive Tomorrow

Aug 8, 2018


What:   SunLine’s 5th Annual ‘Pack the Bus’ Backpack and School Supply Drive

When:   Thursday, August 9, 2018 – 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where:  Walmart parking lot at 34500 Monterey Avenue in Palm Desert.

Why:      To benefit the many local students who need help accessing a new backpack or school supplies. All backpacks and school supplies donated at this event will benefit kids in our community, and will be distributed by the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition – a nonprofit affordable housing development organization which improves the living conditions of low-income individuals and families right here in the Coachella Valley.

SunLine has partnered with Alpha Media, Walmart, the Palm Desert Sunset Rotary and KESQ-TV to put on this back-to-school drive for Coachella Valley students in need.

Donations can include backpacks, notebooks, crayons, water-based markers, pencils, notebooks, 3-ring binders, paper (for 3-ring binders), pink or white erasers, rulers, safety scissors, pencil sharpeners, highlighters, rulers, index cards, calculators and glue. All items should be new and unused.

For more information, call 760-343-3456 or go to