GET’s annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive was even bigger than last year!

Last year we collected 5,012 pounds of food, this year – 8,409 pounds. Last year $4,401 was collected, this year we collected $7,054! The CAPK Food bank gets discounts on food which means $7,054 will buy 49,379 pounds of food. After adding that to the 8,409 pounds collected through the drive, the Food Drive provided 57,788 pounds of food for hungry families in Kern County!

GET thanks our sponsors
23 ABC
Azteca Bakersfield
Hot 94.1
KGFM 101.5
La Caliente 96.9
Hits 93.1
Kern Radio 1180
Community Action Partnership of Kern
Community Action Partnership of Kern Food Bank

GET thanks our many partners! Food Drive containers were at the following locations:
Bakersfield Barber College
Bakersfield Play Center
Boys and Girls Club
CAPK Head Start Programs (multiple locations)
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance
Greenfield Middle School
H and R Block
Health Net
Horace Mann Elementary School
Kaplan College
Kern Council of Governments
Lyles Bakersfield College of Beauty
Noble Middle School
Sierra Middle School
Union Bank

Several organizations also participated in the Resource Fair at the Food Drive:
American Lung Association in California
Bakersfield Barber College
Blue Sky Partners/Kern Council of Governments
CAPK WIC Program
CAPK Food Bank
CAPK Headstart Program
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance
H and R Block
Kaplan College
Kern County Department of Public Health
Lyles Bakersfield College of Beauty
Planned Parenthood
San Joaquin Community Hospital Children’s Mobile Immunization Program
Smiles 4 Diabetics
Teen Challenge
VA Greater Health Care