Join Us for Shred & Donate Day

 

Shred and Donate event title

Sponsored by One Montgomery Green and Signal Financial FCU

Secure Document Shredding • Electronics Recycling • Clothing Drive • Food Drive

Food Truck — Face Painting — Ice Cream — Prizes

 

Saturday, April 21  

9 am to 12 pm
3015 University Blvd., West, Kensington, MD 20895

Get a head start on your spring cleaning and help your community! Visit us on April 21 to shred sensitive personal documents, recycle or donate old electronics, and donate food and clothing to help others in need. Open to the public.

 

Sponsored by Signal Financial  Federal Credit Union and One Montgomery Green

 

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Donate a Can, Shred a Box

Shred one box of personal documents for every can you donate for the M.U.M. food bank (up to three boxes per household).

 

Signal members: we will donate the first two cans, so the first two boxes of shredding are on us!


Here are the details:

Shred & Donate is open to the public, to benefit the community Signal Financial serves. Families with children are welcome. We will have refreshments, a face painter, and prizes as well!

 

Signal Financial FCU members are encouraged to participate, but membership is not required. The Kensington branch will be open during the event.

For more information, contact events@signalfinancialfcu.org.

Secure document shredding

Clean Cut Shredding LogoUnlimited boxes per household, with donation of one can of food per box. Signal Financial FCU will donate two cans per member—so members may shred up to two boxes without making a food donation. Food donations are strongly encouraged whether you have anything to shred or not.

For more info about Clean Cut Shredding, visit cleancutshredding.com

 

Electronics Recycling

Eco City Junk, MacRecycleClinic, and Project Reboot will be on site to assess donated computers for refurbishing and recycle old electronics. The following are accepted for recycling:

  • cell phones and telephones
  • computers and computer parts
  • printers
  • small appliances
  • televisions (with screen intact)
  • monitors (with screen intact)

For more info about Eco City Junk, visit ecocityjunk.com. For more info about Mac Recycle Clinic, visit macrecycleclinic.org. For more info about Project Reboot, visit projectreboot.org.

Eco City Junk Logo   Mac Recycle Clinic logo  Project Reboot logo

 

 

Clothing drive

A Wider Circle logoBring gently used clothing to be donated to A Wider Circle to benefit their clients.

A Wider Circle focuses on the provision of basic need items, workforce development, wraparound support, and neighborhood revitalization, and their services are provided free of charge. For more info about them, visit awidercircle.org.

 

Food drive

Midcounty United Ministries logo

Donations of non-perishable food items like canned goods, cereals, dried pasta, peanut butter, coffee, fruit juice, and rice will be given to Mid-County United Ministries (M.U.M.)  to stock their food pantry and food truck. The pantry and mobile food truck serve residents in need in several zip codes in and near Kensington.

For a list of preferred food donation items, visit http://mumhelp.org/how-you-can-help/food-donations. For more info about M.U.M., visit mumhelp.org.

 

One Montgomery Green logo

Signal Financial FCU would like to thank One Montgomery Green for their help in organizing the Spring Clean event. Visit their website, onemontgomerygreen.org, for more information about how they help our community.