Donated items to help support Spring Sweep 2014

Jan. 8, 2014 at 10:03 p.m.
Updated Jan. 7, 2014 at 7:08 p.m.

Donations for the Spring Sweep garage sale will be accepted from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Highway 87 Storage, 11665 U.S. Highway 87.

Donated items will become part of the Spring Sweep 2014 sale from Feb. 28 through March 1 at the Victoria National Guard Armory, 106 E. Mockingbird Lane.

According to a news release from the Junior League, household items donated should be clean and in working condition. Gently used clothing needs to be clean and delivered on hangers.

All donations that remain unsold after the sale will be donated to nonprofit organizations in the Victoria area.

A raffle is also scheduled and includes a 50-inch television and a Wii gaming system. Donations are tax deductible.

Organized in Victoria in 1937, the Junior League has been involved in many projects that impact the community and its citizens promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving the community.

The League's focus is on "developing the potential of adolescent women," including building self-esteem by battling bullying, preventing teen pregnancy and teen gang affiliation, promoting education and positive behaviors and teaching life skills to help young women transition into adulthood.

For more information about donating to Spring Sweep 2014, contact Lisa Henry at 361-550-5238. Arrangements may also be made to have donations picked up.



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