"Fill the Bus'' a success in Kennett

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - School is starting soon for students across Region 8 and a local hospital is working to help supply school materials.

Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center partnered with the Kennett School District, Walmart and First United Methodist Church for the second annual "Fill the Bus" event from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

"Maybe they're not able to get those before school starts so these are collected and these are distributed through the schools so they have those pencils and papers and things the first day they show up for school," said Twin Rivers Human Resource Director Kevin Thielemier.

Anyone who wants to contribute can donate school supplies at First United Methodist Church located at 300 College Avenue.

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