Did you receive a new winter jacket this Christmas? Do you have holiday lights that no longer work? Did your kids get duplicate toys this year? Did Santa bring you a new cell phone?
If you have items you’d like to toss but aren’t sure what to do with them, could someone else still find value in them? If so, Plateau Outreach Ministries' More Pennies From Heaven thrift store could take some things off your hands.
Items the local store can currently take include clean, gently used clothing and household items, said POM Executive Director Britt Nelson. No electronics, TVs, car seats or cribs.
The thrift store has limited space, so staff and volunteers would prefer if donors bring a few bags rather than an SUV full of items, Nelson said. Donations can be made through the thrift store from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays (Closed New Year's Day).
In spite of limitations, the public generosity, does not go unnoticed. "We really appreciate the support we receive from the community," she said.
What about the old electronics? TVs? computers? Cell phones? Faulty holiday lights? Even artificial trees?
Enumclaw Recyclers will be the place to go. The local business takes appliances large and small and will even do pick-ups. And yes they will take artificial Christmas trees as well. They are open Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or call 253-218-9248 to ask about special arrangements.
Though currently located at 1749 Cole Street, Enumclaw Recyclers will be moving to 2551 Cole Street, Suite S, in February 2013.
For a full list of items that POM will and won't accept, view the attached image with this story. To see what Enumclaw Recyclers will and won't accept, visit their website at http://www.enumclawrecyclers.com.
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