TAVARES — The Lake County Department of Community Services, Public Transportation Division, is hosting its Annual Stuff the Bus campaign on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at area Wal-Mart stores to help "drive away hunger."
The goal of the annual food drive is to stuff donated nonperishable food and canned goods, baby food and pet food into a bus. The Lake County Connection buses will be parked at the Wal-Mart stores in Mount Dora at 17030 U.S. Highway 441 and Leesburg at 2501 N. Citrus Blvd.
The nonperishable food collected during the Stuff the Bus campaign will be donated to the Salvation Army Human Care Network, which distributes it to local food banks. To pack as much nonperishable food as possible into the buses, volunteers and County employees volunteering their time will be on hand at each location.
For more information about the Stuff the Bus campaign, contact Kathy Hartenstein with the Public Transportation Division at (352) 742-6583 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.