Delaware Transit Corporation recently announced that DART’s 19th annual Stuff the Bus Thanksgiving Food Drive collected 20,414 pounds of food.

Delaware Transit Corporation recently announced that DART’s 19th annual Stuff the Bus Thanksgiving Food Drive collected 20,414 pounds of food.

The food drive took place Nov. 7-12 at Wal-Mart in Milford, Acme in Dover, Acme in Fairfax Shopping Center and Rodney Square in Wilmington. The Food Bank of Delaware will distribute the donated food through its Hunger Relief Partners to Delaware residents in need.

“We’re thrilled to hold the Stuff the Bus food drive each year, said John Sisson, DTC’s CEO. “Thanks to the impressive efforts of our employees and the kindness and generosity of our riders and the public, it allows us to give back to the community and help Delawareans in need through the Food Bank of Delaware.”

Donations were received from the general public, businesses, schools, organizations and state agencies.

DART partnered with WAFL 97.7-FM and WNCL 101.3-FM, which are part of the Delmarva Broadcasting Company.

For more information, visit DartFirstState.com.