Stuff the Bus, put on by United Way of San Benito County. File Photo.


United Way calling for ‘Stuff the Bus’ volunteers

Volunteers will be given a timeframe to help fill backpacks, in order to comply with social distancing requirements.

Teknova purchasing assistant Robert Blasingame said, "It is important to me that everyone grows up in a community with equal opportunities in education. No child should grow up without an equal education to their neighbor because of financial limitations.” Photos by Robert Eliason.


Teknova program connects employees with nonprofits

Giving campaign raises thousands each year for United Way.

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12 Days of Giving with United Way

Campaign will start Dec. 1 and run through Dec. 12.

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211 directs county residents to services

Offered through United Way, callers get information on housing, jobs, veterans’ assistance, disaster alerts and more.



Local philanthropic campaign hits $120,000 and counting

Twelve Days of Giving, a philanthropic effort supporting five San Benito County nonprofits, completes another successful fundraising campaign


Children and Youth

Stuff the Bus initiative supplies more than 2,000 backpacks to local children in need

Fourth annual event offers educational resources for local low-income, homeless and foster children

United Way 2nd Annual Stuff the Bus

Business / Economy

Stuff the Bus Gets 683 Kids Ready to Learn

United Way's Second Annual "Stuff the Bus" in partnership with the County Office of Education, collects filled backpacks for elementary school kids.