1,000 Acts of Kindness Donation Day – On Saturday, May 1, the City of Scandia and Scandia-Marine Lions will be co-hosting an event in the Scandia Community Center parking lot. Highlights include:
A paper shredding truck will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Recycling is kindness to the environment. The truck has a 300-box capacity limit and will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis. The first 5 boxes are free to Scandia residents and the next boxes are $5 each. A photo ID with address is required.
PC’s for People will be collecting electronic waste such as laptops, tablets, hard drives, cell phones, cameras, DVD players, keyboards, mice, power cords, etc.
The Scandia-Marine Lions will be collecting:
- eyeglasses for the Lions’ vision program
- non-perishable items for the local food shelf
- diapers (infant and adult) for The Baby Blanket and Ecumen Hospice
- infant formula for local food shelves
- aluminum cans for recycling
- aluminum tabs for the Ronald McDonald House
- plastic grocery bags for recycling
- medical equipment (e.g., canes, walkers, wheelchairs) in good to excellent condition
- non-clumping clay cat litter and soft dog treats for Northwoods Humane Society
- cash donations to help local families in need
See the Lions’ Facebook page for updates about the event as well as information about additional items that can be brought to the event for recycling: https://www.facebook.com/ScandiaMarineLions