All children should have access to the tools they need to learn. "Stuff the Bus" is designed to help families in need start the school year off with a backpack full of supplies.


A Backpack full of hope

Since 2011, the Foundation has partnered with the Natrona County School District (NCSD) and community partners to provide the "Stuff the Bus" project.  In 2018, the project is a partnership between the Foundation, NCSD, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming.

Between July 9 and August 10 you can assist families in need by donating at the following locations:

  • Platte Valley Bank
  • Dollar Tree
  • Community Health Centers of Central Wyoming
  • Sam's Club
  • Sunsations Tanning
  • Reliant Federal Credit Union
  • NCSD Central Services Facility
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming

Needed supplies every year include (list is not comprehensive):

  • #2 Pencils
  • Crayons in box
  • Highlighters
  • Sharpies
  • Colored Pencils
  • Plastic Supply boxes
  • Markers
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • 3-ring Binders
  • Blue and Black Pens
  • Erasers
  • Glue Sticks
  • White school glue
  • Safety Scissors
  • Wide-Rule/College-Ruled Notebook Paper
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Pocket Folders

Donations are accepted throughout the year.  If you would like to donate to the "Stuff the Bus" project, please select one of the options below:

Donate securely online:

Mail a check to:

CAEF - Stuff the Bus


970 N. Glenn Rd

Casper, WY 82601

Please make checks out to CAEF and put Stuff the Bus in the memo line.