TUCSON,Ariz.- Sun Tran, KGUN 9 News, and Sam Levitz Furniture have partnered to sponsor a one-day “Stuff-the-Bus” event benefitting EMERGE! Center Against Domestic Abuse. The event, which will be held on Friday, October 19, helps promote Domestic Violence Awareness Month. A Sun Tran bus will be located at Sam Levitz Furniture’s eastside location at 100 North Pantano Road. Donations will be accepted from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Those who wish to contribute are asked to donate the following needed items: used cell phones, grocery store gift cards, new towels, baby wipes and diapers. Additionally, any cash donations will be matched by the Arizona Lottery up to $10,000.
“Sun Tran employees are happy to participate in this event to benefit individuals and families in crisis in our community,” said Sun Tran General Manager Kate Riley. “The donations collected will help meet the basic needs of those in the program while they focus on healing.”
Sun Tran is operated by Professional Transit Management (PTM)/Veolia and under contract with the City of Tucson. With more than 600 employees, 40 fixed routes and a fleet of 243 buses, Sun Tran’s mission is to work together to improve the community’s quality of life by providing safe, efficient, reliable customer-focused public transportation.