I invested in my first-ever iPhone last month and am amazed at all of the fantastic apps available out there. Here are a list of just a few that sound intriguing to me (and might be helpful to you): Must Read! – Keeps a running list of books you want to read. Search by author, title, subject or other. BillTrack – Keeps up with bills. You can even set up recurring bills, but then they’re set up for the same amount each month. Beatthetraffic – Lets you know where the traffic is backed up so you can take a different… read more »
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Jeffco Subcontracting Inc (JSI) in Arnold has added a new electronic recycling service. What makes this so special is that the work is done by workers at Jefferson County’s sheltered workshop. The workshop was started by a group of parents who wanted a place for their developmentally disabled children to work after high school. Computers and other electronics are filled with metals and wires that can be recycled. The circuit boards, for example, can be sold by the pound. It just takes a little effort to separate the parts from the computer. Computers and monitors are being accepted at no… read more »
I bet you’re holding on to things with the intention of selling them someday to make a hefty profit. But you’re life is so busy and that plan keeps falling to the bottom of your to-do list. The problem is that with each and every item you plan to sell, but never get around to, your clutter increases. A colleague of mine recently recommended Value My Stuff as a great online resource to find out the true value of the items you think you can sell and make a small fortune on. You may just find out that what you… read more »
I recently became aware of the fact that alot of fire departments and police departments like to receive donations of small stuffed animals. They give the stuffed animals to children who are the victims of house fires, car accidents, en route to a hospital, or kids who are involved in custody incidents. A great place to start looking for more information on how you can donate your stuffed animals to this great cause is by visiting SAFE’s (Stuffed Animals For Emergency) website and/or contacting your local fire and police departments.
Are you ready to let go of some of your stuff to be a blessing to someone else? Here’s a list of one of our favorite charites, OASIS Ministries most recent needs list: MISCELLANEOUS Pillows, blankets & sheets Towels (bath & kitchen) Heaters Dinner Plates Salad Plates Glasses Cups & saucers Knives, forks & spoons Steak knives Serving bowls Cooking utensils Coffee Pot Toaster Measuring cups Measuring spoons Pots & pans Mixing bowls FURNITURE Kitchen tables Kitchen chairs End tables Dressers TV tables Coffee tables
There’s nothing that makes me happier than seeing people who realize that THEY can really make a difference in other’s lives. We all can. Today’s post is about a great FREE service that started when someone realized what a gift their housekeeping skills could be to someone in need, and then did something about it. I know that I’ve mentioned this here before but it’s worth repeating. If you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the word on to her that there is a cleaning service that provides FREE housecleaning – once per month for 4 months while… read more »
St. Louis HELP has a program that receives donations of new and used medical equipment, refurbishes and cleans the equipment and then loans the equipment, at no cost, to community members both young and old from all walks of life enabling them to live as independently as possible and remain contributing members of the community. Do you have medical equipment that is not being used? Would you be willing to make a tax deductible donation? St Louis HELP has set up a collection date of October 9, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at various collection sites. Click here… read more »
Cell Phones for Soldiers is seeking donations of used cell phones to be recycled and used to buy prepaid calling cards for military personnel serving overseas. The phones may be dropped off at local Domino’s Pizza restaurants. Those who drop off donations may receive a discount at the restaurant. Cell Phones for Soldiers has raised almost $1 million in donations and distributed more than 500,000 prepaid calling cards to soldiers.