The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is stuffing the bus to help families in need.

Bus drivers and volunteers set up at the Three Bears on Knik-Goose Bay Road outside Wasilla Saturday.

In addition to cash donations, they also collected anything a family would need for Thanksgiving dinner.

Bus driver Tami Doramus said the donations make sure no one goes hungry over the holidays.

“We have a lot of families in transition, we have a lot of families that are actually homeless that are at our schools,” Doramus said. “We did some for Willow and they have a lot of families who lost everything. We’re trying to make sure that we can get families fed.”

The district hosted five stuff the bus events at stores around the Mat-Su.

Doramus said they collected enough food to feed more than 500 families.

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