The Bessemer/West Jefferson County Chapter #5418 of AARP worked the "Stuff The Bus" Back to school supply drive with The Birmingham Salvation Army at the Walmart in Bessemer on Aug. 3, 2019. The first items put into the bus were the 162 items donated by the chapter members at the Aug. 1 meeting. Items included 45 of the various subject notebooks, (1, 3,5, etc.) and 20 packs various sheets of paper (100 sheets to 500 sheets) and many other miscellaneous supplies. The Chapter had a total of 9 workers who worked 2/1/2 hours each from 8:30 am until 6:30 pm. At the end of the day, there were a lot of large garbage bags of supplies put in the bus that was donated by Walmart shoppers.