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Donate used items to help needy families

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From page A9 | April 27, 2014 |

Local residents can help the St. James Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul assist needy families by participating in “Bundle Sunday.”

From 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4, donated items will be collected in the St. James Vincentians donation truck at St. James Catholic Church, 1275 B St. in Davis.

Acceptable items are furniture, clothing, household goods, appliances, books, toys and other items in good condition to be resold in the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store in Sacramento. The proceeds will benefit the needy throughout Sacramento area, including those in Yolo County.

Last year, the St. James Conference provided more than $35,000 in direct financial assistance to more than 2,500 individuals and families in the community. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is committed to helping those in need without regard to religious affiliation.

Additional items that may be accepted include appliances, rugs, chairs, furniture of all types, blankets, bedding, clothing, shoes, lamps, cookware, utensils, plates, towels, linens, home decorating items, sleeping bags, sporting goods, lawn furniture, books, toys, console or projection TVs, computers, monitors, keyboards, mouse, CPUs and other useable items in good condition.

Items that will not be accepted include furniture with missing parts, rips, stains, animal hair or detectable smoke smell; cribs, playpens, high chairs or car seats; mattresses or box springs with rips, stains or tears; king-size beds; carpeting (area rugs OK); office desks; office copiers; hospital-type beds; exercise equipment; encyclopedias or large-volume reference books; built-in appliances or lighting with direct connection; paint or toxic materials; firearms or other weapons.

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