Stuff the Bus Drive Collects More Than 25,000 Pounds of Food and Supplies

Fairfax county food pantries needed lots of help to restock their shelves and residents came through with flying colors. This year the drive collected 25,604 pounds of food and supplies.

Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services and the Office of Public Private Partnerships partnered with MV Transportation, Inc. and local grocery stores (Giant and Shoppers) to collect donations of food to assist the most vulnerable in our community.

All donations went directly to local nonprofit organizations that help feed needy families and individuals in the Fairfax-Falls Church Community.

Events were held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the following locations:

January 16

  • Mt Vernon Plaza Shoppers, 7660 Richmond Highway, Alexandria. 1,320 pounds of food were collected and donated to United Community Ministries

January 21

  • Vienna Giant, 359 Maple Avenue East, Vienna. 1,198 pounds of food were collected and donated to Committee for Helping Others
  • Village Center at Dulles Shoppers, 2425 Centreville Road, Herndon. 1,907 pounds of food were collected and donated to Reston Interfaith

January 28

  • Fox Mill Giant, 2551 John Milton Drive, Herndon. 1,746 pounds of food were collected and donated to Helping Hungry Kids
  • Lorton Giant, 8941 Ox Road, Lorton. 2,158 pounds of food were collected and donated to Lorton Community Action Center

February 4 

  • McLean Giant, 1454 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. 6,221 pounds of food were collected and donated to Share, Inc.
  • Clifton Giant, 5740 Union Mill Road, Clifton. 3,487 pounds of food were collected and donated to Western Fairfax Christian Ministries

February 11 

  • Fair City Mall Shoppers, 9622 Main Street, Fairfax. 2,708 pounds of food were collected and donated to Food for Others
  • Kingstowne Giant, 5870 Kingstowne Blvd., Alexandria. 1,574 pounds of food were collected and donated to Koinonia Foundation

February 18

  • Fair City Mall Shoppers, 9622 Main Street, Fairfax. 2,009 pounds of food were collected and donated to Our Daily Bread
  • Seven Corners Center Shoppers, 6360 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church. 1,274 pounds of food were collected and donated to Falls Church Community Service Council

For more information about Stuff the Bus or the Fastran program, call 703-222-9764, TTY 711.

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