Krispy Kreme® Doughnuts and The Salvation Army are partnering to help provide local students with much needed school supplies during the 2013 “Stuff the Bus” campaign. The campaign will serve community families in need by helping kids from across the country gear up for a successful academic year while also easing the high cost of school supplies for parents.
The “Stuff the Bus” campaign will kick off on August 4
and will run through August 17, 2013.
Supporters are asked to drop off new school supplies at the Krispy Kreme shops in Central Florida
Open 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Sunday – Thursday) and 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
5310 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway (192 / Mile Marker 11.5), Kissimmee, FL
Now open 24 hours
All types of school supplies are needed, including notebooks, binders, pens, pencils, scissors, crayons, markers, glue, rulers, and hand sanitizer.
As a sweet reward, supporters will receive one FREE Original Glazed® doughnut for a single school supply item donation, and one FREE Original Glazed® dozen for each donation of a backpack that contains school supplies. The supplies will be given to The Salvation Army and distributed to youth in need through the community social service programs.
“We want to thank Krispy Kreme for once again helping us provide children with the essential supplies needed for success in the classroom,” said Major Ron Busroe, national community relations and development secretary for The Salvation Army. “We hope our supporters will assist their neighbors in need by donating and enjoying a free donut from our friends at Krispy Kreme.”
About Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed(R) doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem
, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Today, Krispy Kreme can be found at over 740 locations in 22 countries around the world and approximately 10,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD
) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange
. Visit us at www.KrispyKreme.com
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States
. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org
About Florida Family Foods LLC
With more the three decades of expertise as an authorized franchisee of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, Florida Family Foods is a second-generation, family-owned business successfully operating stores in Melbourne and Daytona Beach
. In 2012, Florida Family Foods expanded into Central Florida to revitalize the Winter Park, Kissimmee, and soon to re-open Mall at Millenia