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New Donations Coordinator

posted May 16, 2011, 7:08 PM by Web Feat
Welcome to Tracy Williams, who has stepped up to become our Donations Coordinator. She will be assisting Carol Bloch, Betty Baggerly and others who are already working on securing donations for the guests who are exiting IHN to move into their own apartments.

“It can be a logistical nightmare to work out the pick up and distribution of donations,” said Bob Frankenfield, Executive Director. “It is very time consuming. Carol can certainly attest to this. Unfortunately, with our lack of staff and the responsibilities of the IHN and HPRP Programs, Deanna and I cannot provide the attention that is required for the coordination of donations.”

“Please welcome Tracy. Her email is familypromisedonations@yahoo.com She has been doing a great job handling a variety of tasks, including the recent procurement of much needed car seats.”

“We have become very mindful of the donations that we are accepting. Some items, such as donated children and infant car seats, were outdated and unsafe. Please see the information below which outlines some simple guidelines for donations. Due to our limited space and with the scare of bed bug infestations, these basic rules have become necessary.”


Family Promise of Warren County Donation Acceptance Guidelines 

Do:

* Wash or dry clean clothing in a high temperature dryer.

* Test electrical equipment and battery-operated items.

* Include all pieces and parts to children’s games and toys.

* Check with the Family Promise of Warren County Donations Coordinator to determine standards for donating computers and electronics.

Don’t:

* Leave items unattended outside the Family Promise Resource Center

* Donate broken or soiled items.

* Give items that have been recalled, banned, or do not meet current safety standards. For more information about questionable items, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission http://www.cpsc.gov/
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