The first seat on every bus will be reserved, drivers will keep their headlights on, and bus marquees will display a message in Parks' honor.
Members of the group hope to make the season a little brighter for kids in need in the area.
Bus drivers, school nutrition workers, and custodians are needed.
More than 900 homebound residents will receive a turkey dinner; volunteers will receive a gift card redeemable for fuel.
The teachers were honored and presented with professional development grants at the ceremony.
The Greater Richmond area's poverty rate grew by a steep 75% between 2000 and 2014, a United Way report finds.
Clary Carleton has been teaching English at the school since 1999.
"We’re all biased–even nice people like you," says Tiffany Jana, co-author of "Overcoming Bias: Building Authentic Relationships Across Differences."
The program took place as part of the annual "Get Smart About Credit" program.
All current and former military members can ride the bus for free on Friday, November 11th.