REPURPOSE FOR A PURPOSE

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This month we want to give you a reason to purge your obsolete, unused, unwanted, and unloved belongings by sharing the best ways to donate, sell and recycle your items.There are lots of great ways to get rid of your “stuff” and feel great doing it!
Books

Landsdown Elementary is hosting a Book Drive the entire month of September. They are accepting new and gently used books for children ages K-5. Drop off during school hours from 8:45 am – 4:15 at 6400 Prett Court 28270. 

 

Children’s Items
The Harris Y is now collecting children’s clothing, toys, books and baby equipment for their annual  Kid’s Konsignment Sale
Drop-off Dates:
  • Thursday, September 20 from 7:00 – 9:30 PM
  • Friday, September 21 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sale Dates:
  • Saturday, September 22 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and Half-Priced from 1:30 – 5:00 PM
Paint Removal
It’s hard to be motivated to get rid of your old paint when the city does not allow you to put it in your trashcan.  Vincent McCullough with Trinity Painting will come to your home and take away all your old paint for a set price.  There is no better time than now to free up space in your home!
Vincent McCullough | Trinity Painting  704-582-2827

Computers and Electronics
Goodwill and Best Buy will recycle unwanted and obsolete computers, batteries, gaming systems, cell phones, software discs and other electronics.


Paper
IKEA is hosting a FREE Shred-It Event – National Secure Your ID Day on October 20th from 9:00 am – 1:00 PM

Clothing
As you are switching out your closets for the season, make sure to pull out items you did not wear or will not wear again and prepare for donation or consignment. No need to store it if you will not wear it again! The Dove’s Nest and Dress For Success are wonderful organizations for women’s clothing donations. Jacob’s Ladder is a great place to donate men’s clothes. 
For other tips and ideas, visit Simplicity’s Where to Donate page.

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