Stuff the Bus 2019

Jul 26, 2019

With the school year fast upon us, The Salvation Army has teamed up with Walmart to provide children in need school supplies through our Stuff the Bus event. On August 3, staff and volunteers will be at 49 Walmart stores throughout the Chicagoland area from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to provide shoppers with a list of suggested supplies and to collect their generous contributions.

The average family in the U.S. plans to spend $117 per student on school supplies for the upcoming school year, according to Deloitte’s 2019 back-to-school survey. This proves challenging for families that are already struggling financially, especially those with multiple children.

The simple act of providing school supplies to students in need gives them a boost of self-confidence and sets them up for a positive and successful school year. All donations made at Stuff the Bus campaign events will remain in the local community and will help The Salvation Army provide back-to-school support to local children in need.

Help us Stuff the Bus on Saturday, August 3! You can donate school supplies at your local Walmart -- see the list of participating stores below. Or donate through our registry online by searching for "Salvation Army" and selecting from our back-to-school lists. 

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The following list is of local Walmart stores participating in Stuff the Bus on August 3, 2019, throughout Greater Chicagoland, Northern Illinois, and Northwest Indiana. They are grouped by region and ordered by zip code.


Walmart Supercenter
475 East Route 173
Antioch, IL 60002
1460 Golf Road
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Walmart Supercenter
1205 S IL Route 31
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Walmart Neighborhood Market
727 W. Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Walmart Supercenter
6590 Grand Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031
Walmart Supercenter
21101 Mcguire Rd
Harvard, IL 60033
Walmart Supercenter
820 S Rand Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Walmart Supercenter
3801 Running Brook Farms Blvd
Johnsburg, IL 60050
Walmart Supercenter
930 Mount Prospect Plz
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
555 E Townline Rd
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Walmart Supercenter
2680 N IL Route 83
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073
1555 N Rand Rd
Palatine, IL 60074
Walmart Supercenter
1455 E Lake Cook Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090
Walmart Supercenter
4626 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60639
Walmart Neighborhood Market
2844 N. Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60657
5630 W Touhy Ave
Niles, IL 60714


Walmart Supercenter
1050 N Rohlwing Rd
Addison, IL 60101
Walmart Supercenter
1410 S Randall Rd
Algonquin, IL 60102
Walmart Supercenter
850 S Barrington Rd
Streamwood, IL 60107
Walmart Supercenter
314 W Army Trail Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Walmart Supercenter
365 Lake Marian Road
Carpentersville, IL 60110
Walmart Supercenter
2300 Sycamore Rd
DeKalb, IL 60115
Walmart Supercenter
1300 Des Plaines Ave
Forest Park, IL 60130
Walmart Supercenter
900 South Route 83
Villa Park, IL 60181
Walmart Supercenter
801 North Randall Road
Batavia, IL 60510
Walmart Neighborhood Market
2551 W Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL 60608
Walmart Supercenter
3320 South Cicero Ave
Cicero, IL 60804


Walmart Supercenter
17550 Soth Halsted Street
Homewood, IL 60430
Walmart Supercenter
1401 IL Route 59
Shorewood, IL 60431
Walmart Supercenter
2424 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL 60435
Walmart Supercenter
17625 Torrence Ave
Lansing, IL 60438
Walmart Supercenter
200 South Bolingbrook Drive
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Walmart Supercenter
22401 Central Ave
Richton Park, IL 60471
Walmart Supercenter
4005 167th St
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
Walmart Supercenter
9265 159th St
Orland Hills, IL 60487
Walmart Supercenter
6800 W US Highway 34
Plano, IL 60545
Walmart Supercenter
2189 75th St
Darien, IL 60561
Walmart Supercenter
2552 W. 75th St
Naperville, IL 60564
Walmart Supercenter
12690 S Route 59
Plainfield, IL 60585
Walmart Neighborhood Market
7535 S. Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60620
Walmart Supercenter
8331 S. Stewart Ave
Chicago, IL 60620
Walmart Supercenter
10900 S. Doty Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628
Walmart Supercenter
2500 W 95th St
Evergreen Park, IL 60805



Walmart Supercenter
7850 Cabela Dr
Hammond, IN 46324
1555 US Highway 41
Schererville, IN 46375
Walmart Supercenter
2936 E 79th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410


Walmart Supercenter
3902 W Riverside Blvd
Rockford, IL 61101


Search for an online registry to support local Salvation Army Stuff the Bus efforts from wherever you are! Simply search for "Salvation Army" in the Walmart Registry to shop our back-to-school lists and help families in need. 

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