Bullitt Co. bus drivers host food drive

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Over 4,000 items were loaded into a school bus in Bullitt Co. Friday after a bus driver there started a challenge.

The driver from Eastside Middle School wanted to make a dent in the fight to help hunger.

So she decided to challenge some of her co-workers to spread the word about the food drive.

And to much surprise, everyone from the students to the other drivers all picthed in thousands of food items.

Michelle Crenshaw says that she never imagined that the food drive would get as big as it did.

The group says its donating the food to families in need.

They also plan on filling all the food pantries in Bullitt Co. and donating some of the items to a food truck that feeds homeless in the area.

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