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 31Continue reading “Recycling Extravaganza – St. Louis – April 8th 10am – 2pm”

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. RestoreContinue reading “Wood Furniture”

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, runningContinue reading “Gently Used School Supplies & Black Graduation Caps & Gowns”

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 haveContinue reading “Got Candy? Help the Homeless”

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.Continue reading “Book Drive – EHS English Honor Society”

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 toContinue reading “Shoe Drive – Ends November 10th”

Clothing and Household Donations – MEHS

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”