On Sunday, December 20th, 2020, Antelope Valley Transit Authority, in partnership with a team of generous sponsors, will host another Drive Thru Grocery Giveaway. View event flyer here.
Turkeys, holiday meal supplies, groceries, toys, and clothing will be distributed at the AVTA Bus facility located at 42210 6th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534 from Noon to 3 PM (while supplies last).
Residents of the Antelope Valley communities can drive through and pick up a turkey, stuffing, and other holiday meal groceries plus toys or clothing for children.
AVTA Stuff-a-Bus charities, Grace Resource Center, South Antelope Valley Emergency Services of Palmdale (SAVES), Antelope Valley Partners for Health, the Child and Family Guidance Center, and the Marco & Sandra Johnson Foundation, will also be involved as they distribute Stuff-a-Bus collected toys and gifts.
The Drive Thru Grocery Giveaway event is made possible by the generous donations from Antelope Valley Transit Authority, City of Lancaster, A.V. Chevrolet, Teamsters Local 848, Antelope Valley Sheriff’s Boosters, Waste Management, Lancaster Toyota, IBEW, Vallarta Supermarkets, One Love Food Ministry, Sygma, Sysco, BYD Motors, and U.S. Foods.
"AVTA is committed to partnering with the community each holiday season, bringing joy to those in need," said AVTA Board Chairman Marvin Crist. "We are thrilled to be able to serve our residents in this manner, to truly make a difference during the holiday season with the help of so many generous organizations.”
"I’d also like to recognize the generosity of our Stuff-a-Bus sponsors, such as Crazy Otto's Diner, Duke Engineering, BYD Motors, Transdev, New Flyer/MCI, High Desert Medical Group, OpSec Security, Avail Technologies, Complete Coach Works, Kaiser Permanente, The McKeon Group, Mission Bank, Palmdale Elementary Teachers Association, AVEDGE, Granite Construction, Vehicle Technical Consultants, and The Weideman Group,” continued Chairman Crist. “These sponsors made Stuff-a-Bus a huge success again this year."
In order to comply with CDC Guidelines, only drive thru service is available.
AVTA provides local, commuter and dial-a-ride service to a population of more than 475,000 residents in the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale as well as the unincorporated portions of northern Los Angeles County. Its total service area covers 1,200 square miles and it is bounded by the Kern County line to the north, the San Bernardino County line to the east, the Angeles National Forest to the south, and Interstate 5 to the West.