Wilmington -- DART First State announced today that its fourteenth annual Stuff The Bus Thanksgiving Food collected 11.2 tons (22,377 pounds) of food. The DART week-long food drive took place from November 8 to November 11 at Walmart in Milford, Acme in Dover, Acme in Fairfax Shopping Center, and Rodney Square in Wilmington. The Food Bank of Delaware will distribute the donated food through its more than 440 hunger relief partners to the Delaware residents in need.This year the donations of non-perishable food filled three 30-foot buses.
Donations were received from the general public, as well as businesses, schools, organizations, and state agencies throughout the entire State. To see photos from the event visit the DART Flickr page at DartFirstState.com Again this year, DART partnered with WAFL 97.7 FM and WNCL 101.3 FM, which are part of the Delmarva Broadcasting Company. Thanks to staff and listeners of both radio stations, Stuff the Bus in Milford and Dover was a great success. Also thanks to the WJBR 99.5 FM staff and listeners who helped to fill the bus in Rodney Square.