May 30, 2024


Taste For Business

Donating office wardrobe, getting rid of toys from the 60s and 70s

Compose your challenge, indication your title, give your deal with, telephone quantity, and ship it to: Publish to Know, Cape Cod Occasions, 319 Major St., Hyannis, MA 02601, or email [email protected]. Remember to observe: We acknowledge listings for giveaway items only, no items for sale. No phone inquiries are accepted.

Donating office environment wardrobe

Expensive Produce to Know: Is there an business that accepts women’s apparel for people coming into the place of work? I will be retiring this spring and have some nice office garments to donate.

J.B., Yarmouth

Dear J.B.: We spoke to Dawn Walnut, volunteer and operations manager, at We Can, a team supporting ladies on Cape Cod. The business has a method known as Go well with Yourself. Fascinated persons are given a gift certification to use at four local thrift stores for small business attire. Donations are made to the thrift stores as We Can does not have the place to retailer garments. The participating thrift retailers are the VNA Thriftique, 1074 Route 28, South Yarmouth, 508-398-2759 The 2nd Look Thrift Shop, 265 Route 28, West Harwich, 508-432-0636 Mary’s Closet, 324 Quaker Assembly Property Road., East Sandwich, 508-888-6637 and Hand in Hand Thrift Store, Falmouth Service Centre, 141 Sandwich Highway, East Falmouth, 508-457-0770. Dawn implies that you get in touch with before you stop by to get up-to-date several hours and drop-off information and facts. Fantastic luck!

Reader who is retiring and wants to donate business wardrobe to help other women can do so at one of several thrift shops on Cape. [File photo 2016]

Mahogany desk wants repair

Pricey Publish to Know: I have a mahogany eating space table that has a lifted-up gash on the leading. Wanting for another person who can correct it. 508-294-8365. Many thanks.

S.L., East Falmouth

Expensive S.L.: You can try Stephen Harry Silverman of Stephen Harry Woodworks in Yarmouth Port. He does this sort of do the job and may well be equipped to assist you out. He can be reached at 978-394- 2554 or by e mail at [email protected].

Old toys could desire antiques sellers

Dear Generate to Know: My mom and dad are in possession of numerous of the toys we played with as children, and they would like to get rid of them. (The toys, not the kids.) The toys are from the 60s and 70s and consist of this kind of All-Stars as Tonka Vehicles, wooden (!) Fisher-Selling price collectible figurines, stuffed animals, Matchbox and HotWheel vehicles, and the like. Is there an firm (or a collector) to which they could donate these gems? (The toys would ideal be explained as “carefully utilised”, as they all received a great deal of enjoy time and in numerous situations were being portion of the starting up line-up for their full occupations.) I thank you in advance for any support you would be able to deliver. 617-308-8730 (mobile).

A.P., Marstons Mills

Dear A.P.: One particular notion is to speak to the Cape Cod Antique Dealers Affiliation. They checklist dealers on their web site at [email protected] or connect with 508-760-3290. Also, we hope readers make contact with you if they are intrigued in your “gently used” toys. Thanks for delivering your get hold of facts.

Neighbor 2 Neighbor hopeful for helpful

Pricey Create to Know: Thank you so significantly for running our PSA with the magnificent headline in today’s paper. I’m guaranteed we will have responses for our volunteer drive. We genuinely value your guidance of Barnstable Neighbor to Neighbor.

M.L., Barnstable

Expensive M.L.: We hope you get appear phone calls. Many thanks for producing in.


Expensive Create to Know: If you happen to be intrigued in a White Porcelain Enamel, Natural beauty Store Shampoo Bowl, however in its original box and never used, phone me at: 508 255 1943. It’s free.

B.K., East Orleans