Join WKFR and Honor Credit Union to help Big Brothers Big Sisters fulfill wish lists for children in need this Christmas at the “Stuff A Bus” Gift Drive  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec.1. We'll be on Westnedge Avenue next to Moe's.

Please stop by with a toy to help with this enormous endeavor to help make this Christmas a little brighter for so many children is Southwest Michigan. 

Needed items include: DVDs, books, headphones, cologne/perfume, gift cards, movie tickets, nail polish, clothing, jewelry, board games, iTunes cards, wallets, basic watch, bike lock/chain, bus tokens, sports equipment, scientific calculator, drawing/art supplies and personal hygiene items.

Want to donate but can't make it that day? That's okay! Stop by a Kalamazoo or Battle Creek area Honor Credit Union branch to donate your gifts. We'll be collecting donations until Nov. 30.

Honor Credit Union is the title sponsor for this event and they are committed to giving back to each community it serves. You’ll find Honor team members in your community volunteering throughout the year at local events, teaching financial literacy in our school districts and giving back to organizations and causes every chance they get.

Honor also was named the Best Credit Union in Michigan in a Forbes survey this year. Here are just some of the many ways Honor has given back and volunteered in Southwest Michigan this year:

  • Donating school supplies and backpacks to the residents in Open Doors Kalamazoo
  • WMU Athletics
  • Otsego Rylee Lou Softball Tournament – A fundraiser to send youth with diabetes to camp
  • Honor’s K9 Program in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo- Assisting the local K9 Units in purchasing and training a new patrol dog for both counties. Click here to donate to Roseco and Copper.
  • Gryphon Place
  • March of Dimes at Celery Flats in Portage
  • Coldwater’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes- A run to support domestic violence awareness
  • St. Joseph Lory’s Place Run, Walk & Rock
  • E.S.C.A.P.E Fire Safety in Portage
  • Decatur’s Midwest Fest with Final Gravity Brewing Company
  • Otsego Middle School 6th Grade Camp- Preparing incoming 6th graders for their new experience at the middle school
  • Battle Creek Talon’s Out Honor Flight Cruise In- Fundraising to send veterans to Washington DC
  • Free Community Shred Days
  • Allegan’s Family Fall Fest
  • Benton Harbor’s Ella’s Rainbow Walk – Raising awareness of pregnancy and infant loss
  • Supporting Christian Neighbors Food Pantry program throughout the year
  • Paw Paw’s Youth Activity Night- Held at Honor’s Paw Paw branch to provide fun activities to families in the community and hand out free school supplies
  • South Haven’s Step into Summer 5K Fun Run
  • Plainwell Pumpkins in The Park