[Greater-baltimore] Donate clothes and small household items to the NFB

Danielsen, Chris CDanielsen at nfb.org
Tue Jan 21 16:34:22 UTC 2014


Hello everyone:

This announcement is from Joanne Wilson. I mentioned this at Saturday's chapter meeting but here is much more detail. Please consider taking advantage of this new partnership.

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Please help support the NFB by donating your small household goods and clothing. We have partnered with an organization called GreenDrop who helps the NFB collect your donations, which in turn become a source of much needed funding. We have a designated collection site right here at the National Center for your convenience. You are welcome to bring any items when you come for chapter meetings.

What we graciously accept:

Clothing & Shoes

All men's, women's, children and infant clothing including outerwear, underwear, shoes and boots, jackets, ties, shirts, dresses, blouses, sweaters, pants, hats, gloves, handbags, purses, raincoats and overcoats, swimsuits, sandals, shorts, sleepwear, jeans, T-shirts and formal wear.

Household Items

Cosmetics and toiletries (unopened), eyeglasses and sunglasses, artificial flowers and trees, umbrellas, yarns and material, knick-knacks, jewelry, luggage, buttons, musical instruments, towels, area rugs, Christmas and seasonal decorations, novelties, yard tools, hardware tools, bedding, draperies, blankets, bedspreads, quilts, sheets, pillows and pillow cases.

Kitchenware

Cookware and bakeware, dishes, utensils, flatware, silverware, pots and pans, Tupperware, glasses and cups, serving plates and trays and canning jars.

Games/Toys

Fisher Price and Little Tikes items, bicycles, tricycles, board and other games, stuffed animals, software for Playstation, Xbox and Wii.

Small Appliances

Irons and ironing boards, sewing machines, microwaves, lamps, clocks, hair dryers, electric griddles, blenders, coffee makers and toasters.

Electronics

Computer items including towers, printers, hard drives, software and accessories, telephones, smart phones, answering machines, portable copiers, fax machines, calculators, stereos, DVD players, video cameras and equipment and radios.

Sporting Goods

Camping equipment, roller blades, ice skates, golf clubs, baseball, football, basketball, ice hockey, soccer, tennis, lacrosse equipment and accessories, skiing equipment and boots and fitness items.

Small Furniture

End and coffee tables, nightstands, wood rocking chairs, wall sconces, framed pictures and paintings, card tables and folding chairs, antiques, fireplace sets, small TV stands and microwave carts.

Books, CDs & Videos

Hardback, paperback and children's books, CDs, DVDs, Blue Ray movies, electronics, books and record albums.




Christopher S. Danielsen, J.D.
Director of Public Relations
National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Office: (410) 659-9314, extension 2330
Mobile: (410) 262-1281
E-mail: cdanielsen at nfb.org<mailto:cdanielsen at nfb.org>

The National Federation of the Blind needs your support to ensure blind children get an equal education; to connect blind veterans with the training and services they need; and to help seniors who are losing vision continue to live independent and fulfilling lives. To make a donation, please go to www.nfb.org<http://www.nfb.org>.



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