, the non-for-profit organization dedicated to helping families in need, will be sponsoring the first, town-wide "Clothing Recycling Day" Fundraiser, of all textile goods.
It will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All textile goods – slightly used – will be accepted, including apparel, footwear, bags, linen, blankets, belts, drapery, soft toys, comforters and accessories. They should be placed in heavy duty black plastic bags.
"These items usually end up getting thrown away in the garbage, filling up precious landfills," Donna Simone-Sofo, founder of Yorktown Love in Action (YLIA) said. "We will now be able to utilize and recycle all textile goods, benefiting everyone in the community."
All donations are tax deductable, Simone-Sofo said, and added that the money raised from the sale of these items at the will go toward helping community members in need.
Drop-off locations are the following:
: 3525 Crompond Rd, Rt. 202, Parkside Corner, Cortlandt Manor
The Grace Building: 360 Underhill Ave., Yorktown Heights
Jefferson Valley Service Station: 214 E. Main St., Jefferson Valley, NY
The Cleaning Exchange: 950 E. Main St., Shrub Oak
Please note that oil and urine stained items cannot be recycled. Click here or call 914-490-5401 for more information.