DART Launches Stuff the Bus

Wilmington --

DART today announced their 22nd year of partnering with the Food Bank of Delaware for the annual "Stuff The Bus" Thanksgiving Food Drive, with a goal of collecting 20 tons of non-perishable food for Delawareans in need of food assistance. We are looking for the public's help to achieve the goal.

"Stuff The Bus" will be collecting food at seven sites throughout the State. The site locations, collection dates, and times are:

Monday, November 11: Acme, 18578 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth, 9 AM - 4 PM

Tuesday, November 12: Walmart, 939 N. DuPont Highway, Milford, 8 AM - 6 PM AND

Safeway, 190 John Hunn Brown Rd., Dover, 8 AM - 6 PM

(Corner of S. Bay Rd. at S. Little Creek Rd.)

Wednesday, November 13: NEW ShopRite of First State Plaza, 1600 W. Newport Pike, Stanton, 9 AM - 4 PM

Thursday, November 14: Rodney Square, Market Street side, Wilmington, 7 AM - 5 PM

Friday, November 15: NEW ShopRite of Brandywine Commons, 1300 Rocky Run Parkway, Wilmington, 9 AM - 4 PM

Saturday, November 16: NEW ShopRite of Four Seasons, 700 Plaza Dr., Newark, 9 AM - 4 PM

As part of our annual food drive, we'll have live radio broadcasts; come out to meet the stations' deejays on:

Monday, November 11: Acme in Rehoboth - Delaware 105.9 will broadcast live from 11 AM - 1 PM and The Vault 103.5/106.1 will be live from 2 PM - 4 PM

Tuesday, November 12: Walmart in Milford - EAGLE 97.7 from 6 AM - 6 PM

Tuesday, November 12: Safeway in Dover - COOL 101.3 from 6 AM - 6 PM

Wednesday, November 13: ShopRite of First State Plaza - WSTW 93.7 from 10 AM - 2 PM

Thursday, November 14: Rodney Square in Wilmington - WJBR from 11 AM - 1 PM

Friday, November 15: ShopRite of Brandywine Commons - WDEL will broadcast live from 12 PM - 4 PM

Saturday, November 16: ShopRite of Four Seasons - WJBR from 11 AM - 1 PM

DART also encourages the public to donate directly to the Food Bank of Delaware, if they are unable to visit any of the "Stuff The Bus" collection sites. For more information on donating food, contact the Food Bank at 302-292-1305, or visit their website at www.FBD.org.

The Food Bank of Delaware is a nonprofit agency committed to ending hunger in Delaware. According to the Food Bank, annually 1 in 8 people in Delaware rely on the Food Bank's partners and programs for food assistance and 25 percent are children.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State. For more information, please visit DartFirstState.com or call 1-800-652-DART. Real-Time Bus Information and DART Pass, the mobile fare payment option, are both available on the free DART Transit App (iOS and Android).