With the new school year upon us, we want to help children in our area head back to the classroom with the necessary resources to learn and succeed despite their family’s financial limitations.

We’re Mike and Tricia, and with your help we can assist children in need with basic school supplies via our 22nd Annual Mike and Tricia Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive.

From Monday, Aug. 6 through Friday, Aug. 10, our crew will be at a different Planet Fitness location daily from 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. If you’d like to help our cause, swing by and drop off any supplies you’ve purchased on our behalf or make a cash donation. No contribution is too small — every dollar counts!

Monday, August 6, 2018
Planet Fitness
725 N Resler Dr.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Planet Fitness
5026 Montana Ave.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Planet Fitness
5700 N Mesa St.

Thursday, August 9, 2018
Planet Fitness
3000 Joe Battle Blvd

Friday, August 10, 2018
Planet Fitness
1317 Pendale Rd

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Here are some of the essential items we’re suggesting, as they are often the most in demand:

• Pencils, Pencil Erasers, Pencil Boxes • Pens, Crayons, Markers, Highlighters
• Folders • Glue Sticks or Bottles • Loose-leaf Paper • Spiral Notebooks

All supplies collected will be donated to various charitable organizations that work with area families in need. Any monies collected will be used to purchase supplies.

Supplies can also be dropped off at the radio station, 4180 N. Mesa, Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or at any of the 8 Planet Fitness locations during their regular business hours through Aug. 10.