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Fall Sensitive Document Shredding
and Goodwill Donation Drive
Saturday, Nov 4th 2017
9 am to Noon!

Saturday, Nov 4th 2017
UCCU Main Branch 1111 East 23rd.   
Independence, MO 64055

Please review the approved materials list for the Donation Drive Below.

Check our chart for guidelines on which documents can be shredded and
which documents should be filed.

Document Timeline

Credit Card
Receipts/Statements

Most receipts can be shredded monthly after
you compare them to your statement. Keep
receipts if you are disputing a bill or to cover a
warranty or return period. Keep statements for
seven years if they contain tax-related expenses.
Paycheck Stubs Make sure the data on your stubs match your
annual W-2, and then shred the stubs. If your
employer lists vacation or sick leave carryover
on your paycheck stub, keep the last one of the
year.
Credit Union Records Shred annually, but keep those related to
taxes, business expenses and housing or
mortgage payments.
Miscellaneous Keep these permanently: Tax forms, updated
household inventory, birth and death certificates,
marriage license, divorce papers, military
records, insurance claims and legal
correspondence.

Goodwill Donation Guidelines

what to donateItems We Can Accept

Goodwill happily accepts the following new or gently used items:

  • Personal computers—hard drive/tower, monitor, mouse, keyboard and printer (please erase personal data before donating). Goodwill is a part of Dell Reconnect, a program that makes getting rid of old technology easy and free. Simply pack your old computer equipment into the car with other household donations and drop it off at a participating Goodwill location where the trained staff will inspect each item and determine whether to reuse, refurbish, or recycle it.

  • Flat-panel monitor HDTVs only (with the exception of rear-projection HDTVs)
  • Clothing, shoes and boots
  • Jewelry
  • Hats, gloves, mittens and scarves
  • Books, records, compact disks, video tapes and DVDs
  • Games, toys and sports equipment
  • Housewares: dishes, glassware, kitchen utensils, lamps and small appliances
  • Collectibles, antiques, knickknacks and other giftwaredescribe the image
  • Hand tools and small power tools
  • Domestics: linens, curtains, blankets, etc.
  • Electronics: Stereos, radios, VCRs, DVD players, etc.
  • Furniture: dressers, tables, sofas, bed frames, (except waterbed frames) etc.
  • Other large items

what not to donateItems We Cannot Accept

It's hard to say "no thank you" to a donation when those donations help to fund Goodwill programs. However, we do need to refuse some items for being non-recyclable or containing hazardous materials. Other times, the item must be refused because it costs more to transport, repair or refurbish than it can be sold for in our stores. Our donation attendants are trained to know what we can and cannot accept, and will help guide you to other possibilities for donations we cannot use.

We cannot accept the following items:

  • CRT and DLP TVs, or rear-projection flat screen HDTVs
  • Cribs
  • No household chemical products such as pesticides, paint, paint thinner, drain cleaner, oven cleaner, aerosols and other environmentally-unfriendly waste products.
  • No automotive hazardous waste such as tires, lead acid batteries, additives, gasoline, oils, antifreeze, etc.
  • No large appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, stoves/ovens, washers/dryers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, furnaces, microwaves, trash compactors, water heaters, large console stereos, freon-based appliances, etc.
  • No personal care items such as shampoo, conditioner, nail polish remover, shaving cream, hairsprays, shavers, curling irons
  • No fragrance items
  • No mattresses/box springs, including waterbed mattresses and waterbed frames
  • No carpet or carpet padding
  • No plumbing fixtures or building materials
  • No traditional recyclables such as glass, newsprint, office paper, cardboard, plastics, magazines, junk mail, etc.
  • No weapons such as guns, bows and arrows, ammunition, hunting knives, etc.
  • No cribs, car seats, walkers or other products that do not meet the current safety standards of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, including recalled items.

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