MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland State Agencies to host “Maryland Gives Back Donation Day” in Glen Burnie

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland State Agencies to host “Maryland Gives Back Donation Day” in Glen Burnie

Media contact:
Adrienne Diaczok
adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov
410-537-3003

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland State Agencies to host “Maryland Gives Back Donation Day”
in Glen Burnie

Baltimore, MD (September 19, 2017– Marylanders looking to clean out their closets, basements and garages are in luck as several Maryland State Agencies and partners will host Maryland Gives Back Donation Day on Saturday, September 30, from 8 a.m. – 12 noon at the Motor Vehicle Administration at 6601 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie. The event which ties in with Governor Hogan’s Day to Serve initiative will provide citizens the chance to donate computers, clothing, household items and more. Paper shredding will also be available. To see a list of accepted items visit: http://mde.maryland.gov/programs/Marylander/volunteering/Documents/DonationDayFlyer.pdf

Computers and computer accessories will be donated to Chesapeake PC Users Education Program and Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake. Household and clothing items will go to Savers Donation Drop Box to benefit National Children’s Foundation. All non-perishable food items will benefit the Anne Arundel County Food Bank.

WHO

Maryland Department of the Environment
Maryland Department of Information Technology
Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives
Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration
Anne Arundel County Food Bank
Savers Donation Drop Box

WHEN & WHERE

Saturday, September 30, 8 a.m. – 12 noon
MVA Glen Burnie Parking Lot
6601 Ritchie Highway, N.E.
Glen Burnie, MD 21062

WHY

By donating items for reuse citizens can declutter their own homes, prevent needless waste from going to landfills, and provide clothing and household items at low or no cost to those in need.

 

 

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