Thursday, September 17, 2009
Have you been entering every day to win a brand-new GE appliance? I hope you have, because they have an amazing selection of prizes. (Read more about them on my previous post here.) Even if you haven’t entered yet, it’s not too late to get started. Just click on the “Sweepstakes” button in the picture below to enter!
So, let’s imagine you’re the winner… What should you do with your old appliance? Consider helping those in need by donating your used appliance to these national charities…
• The Salvation Army: With thrift stores located throughout North America, The Salvation Army can schedule a pickup from the thrift store nearest you. Check with your local Salvation Army office to see if they accept appliance donations in your area. Learn more at www.salvationarmyusa.org
• St. Vincent de Paul: St Vincent de Paul is a national organization with thrift stores throughout the country. Contact your local chapter to arrange for a pick-up or drop-off. The number will be listed in the Social Service Organizations section of your local yellow pages. Learn more at www.svdpusa.org
• American Council of the Blind: American Council of the Blind has thrift stores in a number of major metropolitan areas. You can call them at 1-800-866-3242 or visit www.acb.org
• Habitat for Humanity: Habitat ReStores are retail outlets where quality used and surplus building materials are sold at a fraction of normal prices. For more information, call 1-800-HABITAT or visit www.habitat.org
Good luck in the GE Strong as Steel Sweepstakes! Come back to my blog every day and click on the stove in the left sidebar to enter.