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BBB Shred Day On October 14

BBB Serving Northern Indiana will host Shred Day on Saturday, October 14th. Drive-up document shredding will take place at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum parking lot off Coliseum Blvd, 4000 Parnell Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Hours are from 9 a.m. to noon, or until the shred trucks are filled.

A minimum $5 donation to the BBB’s Charitable and Educational Fund is encouraged. BBB’s Charitable & Educational Foundation is a recognized 501c(3) that provides education to consumers and business leaders. Programs include Annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics, Students of Integrity Scholarships, Shredding events and Scam Awareness and Avoidance programs.

BBB Serving Northern Indiana invites the public to bring up to five boxes of documents to be securely shredded on-site. Binders, metal paper clips, stickers, and cardboard cannot be accepted but staples, CDs, and floppy disks can be shredded.

Suggested documents to shred include:

  • Bank statements, pay stubs, and medical bills more than a year old
  • Paid utility bills more than a month old
  • Pre-approved credit card or loan solicitations
  • ATM receipts
  • Tax documents more than seven years old

A thank you goes to co-sponsors, 3Rivers Federal Credit Union, and Three Rivers Barricade.

For more than 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands, and charities they can trust. In 2022, people turned to BBB more than 160 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. There are local, independent BBBs across the United States and Canada, including BBB Serving Northern Indiana, which serves 23 counties in Northern Indiana.

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