Stuff the Bus campaign keeps filling Hamilton food bank:Next event July 20 at Fennell Ave. FreshCo

Nick Davies has surpassed a major milestone in his fundraising efforts.

Since he began his Stuff the Bus food drive nine years ago, he has collected more than $525,000 worth of food — about 210,000 pounds — for Neighbour to Neighbour Centre’s food bank.

This year, Davies has set a goal of collecting 30,000 pounds during his monthly events.

He began this year’s drive in April and will continue with one a month at grocery stores across the Mountain.

The next one is July 20 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the FreshCo on Fennell Avenue East at Upper Gage.

The schedule for the rest of the year is:

• Aug. 10 — FreshCo (Upper Gage and Rymal Road East)

• Sept. 14 — Fortinos (Mall Road)

• Oct. 12 — Sobeys (Stone Church Road East at Upper Red Hill Valley Parkway)

• Nov. 16 — Sobeys (Golf Links Road)

• Dec. 14 — FreshCo (Upper Gage and Rymal Road East)