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Plastic Caps and Lids

Madison County 4-H is collecting caps. They are looking to donate benches for Madison County.  You may contact Susan Moore for drop off site (618) 910-9076. 4-H Caps 2018

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FCB Shred Day – Saturday April 28th

FCB Bank – The schedule is set for our Shred Days this year. It’s a great way to dispose of the papers that you don’t want in the hands of the dumpster divers or crooks. So put it on your calendar!

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Recycling Extravaganza – St. Louis – April 8th 10am – 2pm

The Recycling Extravaganza is the preeminent recycling collection event in the St. Louis region bringing nearly 20 different collectors of hard-to-recycle materials to one site for public convenience and appropriate disposal. Here is your one-stop shop to responsibly recycle electronics, carpeting, school supplies, mardi gras beads, clothing and much more. (see below!). In 2017 they collected 31 tons from 700 vehicles during the 4-hour event. The event is held at ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT FOREST PARK.

More info can be found here  Recycling Extravaganza

Like them on Facebook! Recycling Extravaganza Facebook link

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Wood Furniture

Restore Decor accepts wood furniture, and lightly upholstered furniture, such as chairs with seat cushions. They aren’t accepting LARGE tv hutches.
Restore Decor is a non profit, made up of 100% volunteers. Furniture is repaired and painted by volunteers.  Furniture is sold at their store, and then proceeds are donated to local non profits. Restore Decor is open for sales on Saturdays at 111 2nd Street.
Donations may be dropped off on Saturday’s, or during drop in volunteer painting on Tuesday and Thursday Nights from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, at the Main Street location. They can also arrange pickup for Edwardsville and Glen Carbon residents. Please like Restore Decor on facebook.

They are open for sales on Saturday’s from 10am – 3pm. Located at 111 N. 2nd Street & 223 N. Main Street, Edwardsville IL.
Email:, phone (618) 980-2018

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Gently Used School Supplies & Black Graduation Caps & Gowns

School is almost out for the summer! African Vision of Hope is collecting “gently” used school supplies and Black Graduation Caps & Gowns. Can’t Help – Please like African Vision of Hope on Facebook and learn about their Misson.

Schools Supplies
compasses, pens, pencils, rulers, erasers, book bags, protractors, notebooks, glue sticks, cinch/drawstring bags, running shoes

Black Graduation Caps & Gowns
Be part of the celebration! Do you have a black cap and gown you can donate to our graduating students? Contact us at 618.288.7695,

All supplies can be dropped off at their office in Maryville – behind Subway. 8 Professional Park Dr Maryville, IL (618) 288-7695. Your child’s used school supplies are treasures for our students and help them achieve academic success!

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Got Candy? Help the Homeless

Are you looking to donate some of your excess Easter candy? Maybe you can’t pass up a 90% off deal at the store? Please contact Betsy Sawyer at She is a volunteer for several homeless outreach programs. Other options are Making A Difference, contact Tony Hilker, and Churches on the Street – they have several barrels around town. (Cell phone repair – near wang gang, and Smoke -n- Fire in Troy). KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

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Book Drive – EHS English Honor Society

From EHS – The National English Honor Society will be collecting new or gently used books, blank journals, dvds, cds, and new coloring books and crayons from March 1 through April 28th to benefit the St. Louis Children’s Hospital and the Oasis Women’s Center in Alton. Look for a donation box in your English classroom. Or ask an EHS student.

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Shoe Drive – Ends November 10th

It’s that time of year again. The Shoe Crew Water Project is back!

Help Madison County Government by donating your old shoes! If we collect 15,000 pairs of shoes, a water well in Panama will be named for Madison County! Facebook Link

We are collecting shoes October 31 to November 10 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm in the lobby areas of Madison County Administration Building & Madison County Health Department. Please help support this great cause.

All types of shoes including athletic, running, dress, sandals, pumps, heels, work boots, cleats, dance, flip flops. (Please, no house slippers). As long as they do not have holes in them, they accept them! Shoes should be rubber-banded or tied together for donation.


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E-Waste Drive – St. Boniface – Saturday September 10

Electronics Recycling @ St. Boniface
Saturday, September 10th
9:00 a.m. – Noon

St. Boniface Parish will be offering E-waste (electronics) recycling on Saturday, September 10, from 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Bring anything with a cord or metal – your old printers, computer towers, laptops, servers, network gear, radios, gaming systems, cell phones, Christmas lights — anything with a cord — to the St. Boniface paEwasteLogo14-300x300rking lot for recycling. Sorry, but the recycling centers can no longer accept TVs, unless they are flat screens.

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