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, runningContinue reading “Gently Used School Supplies & Black Graduation Caps & Gowns”
Is your basement overflowing with stuff you keep meaning to get rid of? Skip the hassle of a garage sale and bring your quality reusable clothing and household items to the parking lot of Madison Mutual Insurance. Metro East Humane Society Donation Drive. Saturday, April 16, 9am – noon, Madison Mutual Insurance parking lot, 1Continue reading “Clothing and Household Donations – MEHS”
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 Kbjsaw@hotmail.com. She is a volunteer for several homeless outreach programs.
Edwardsville EHS EPIC students are collecting gently used purses and drawstring bags for the homeless. They also need items to fill the bags – Non perishable food (snack size cheese crackers, granola bars, bags of nuts, slim-jims, trail mix, raisins, fruit cups, etc) travel size shampoo, feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes/toothpaste, soap & deodorant, card/travel sizeContinue reading “Purse and Bag Project – EHS Ends April 22”
Stop by the Home and Garden show this Saturday at MEHS – to drop off the following items to recycle / donate: MERS Goodwill accepting donations (no TVs, CRT Monitors, Mattresses, Box Springs, large appliances or chemicals) Scott Credit Union sponsored on-site shredding (Shred It) 10-2 Saturday) Drop-off site for the Shoeman Water ProjectContinue reading “Shoe Drive, Paper Shredding, & Goodwill Drop Off – Saturday March 12th”
Please donate your old Prom dress to Junior Service Club – Every girl should feel like a princess on that special day…Prom! The JSC Boutique provides formal wear to girls who could not otherwise afford to attend their Prom. Through donations of new and gently used formal dresses and accessories, we are able to “TurnContinue reading “Prom Dresses and Accessories Needed”
Looking for something for your teens to do over the holidays? Have them clean out their closets! Help the Illinois JusticeCorps celebrate the 2016 MLK Day of Service by donating new and gently used clothing for children ages 12-17 in the Foster Care Program!!! Donation Collection will begin December 1,2015 through January 10, 2016. ItemsContinue reading “Teen Clothing Drive – Madison County Courthouse – Ends January 10th”
Both Liberty and Lincoln Middle Schools will be collecting new toys and non perishable food for the their annual drive. FIT and GO students have wrapped boxes in preparation for the annual toy and food drive. Please consider sending in new, unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items. Donations will be accepted November 30 through DecemberContinue reading “LMS Toy and Food Drive ends Dec 11”
On November 14th, Scouts distributed bags in local communities to collect canned food for local food pantries. The Scouts are asking residents to fill these bags with canned food and place them by their front doors before 9 a.m. on November 21st, so that the Scouts can collect them.
Instead of throwing away your children’s Halloween candy, find a way to pass on locally and help someone in the process. Maybe it will make it less painful to part with the candy? Betsy Sawyer collects candy for her outreach with the homeless. Kbjsaw@hotmail.com (fyi she also takes bikes, clothing, blankets, flashlights, etc.she can meetContinue reading “Got Candy – Don’t throw it away – Pass it on”