Clothing Fundraising Drive on Oct. 16

CRAFTSBURY COMMON – Sterling College will host a fundraising clothing drive on October 16, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Craftsbury Common. The college is working with HELPSY, the largest clothing collector in the Northeast.

Textiles collected will be recycled and diverted from becoming trash in local landfills while raising funds for the college’s Reuse Room.

HELPSY accepts clean, dry, and bagged clothing and fashion accessories (stained, worn or torn is fine) including dresses, shirts, pants, suits, coats, gloves, hats, belts, ties, scarves,

wallets, purses, backpacks, totes, shoes, towels, bedding, costumes, curtains, placements, tablecloths, stuffed animals and throw rugs. They will not accept breakable houseware or glass,

electronics, furniture, building material, scrap metal, appliances, mattresses, encyclopedia sets, phone books or magazines.For more information about Sterling College’s Reuse Room contact For more information about HELPSY or to learn how your organization can set up a fundraising drive, contact