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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Plusabilities: A Desire to Give More, When Receiving More #PGMom #Plusabilities

It's the first long weekend of the summer - yeah - what are your plans this weekend?  I am on-call this weekend in case my sister goes into labour, we'll go over to their house and take care of their children while they are at the hospital.  I don't really think it is going to happen this weekend, but we'll hang around home just in case.  Since we are home, it is the perfect time to organize and sort some of the piled-high clothing in my bedroom.

Spring is a perfect time of year to purge and get rid of unwanted clothing in our homes.  P&G is encouraging Canadians to dig through their closets and pass unwanted clothing along to someone who could use it, through Goodwill. 

A Tide truck will be visiting prominent family attractions in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal picking up gently used clothing donations to celebrate new beginnings with its not for profit partner, Goodwill.

By donating gently used clothing to Goodwill during Tide Clothing Donation Day events, you’re not only de-cluttering your home, you’re also teaching your kids the value of giving back and the ripple effect, or Plusabilities behind a simple good deed.

  Giving your threads a second life can:
·         Give someone confidence going to a job interview
·         Make a kid smile going to class with a cool pair of kicks
·         Enable skills development and employment and work experience for those who face employment barriers
·         Support community-based programs through the funds raised as Goodwill donates 82 per cent of its revenue back

To thank Canadians for their support, upon dropping off a donation they’ll receive a Tide Plus coupon booklet so they can experience more of what they love at home.


Tide Truck Schedule: 

Ontario
Canada’s Wonderland
  • Saturday, May 24 & Sunday, May 25
Toronto Zoo
  • Saturday, May 31 & Sunday, June 1
  • Saturday, June 7 & Sunday, June 8

Quebec
Granby Zoo
  • Saturday, May 24 & Sunday, May 25
  • Saturday, May 31 & Sunday, June 1
  • Saturday, June 7 & Sunday, June 8
La Ronde
  • Saturday, June 7 & Sunday, June 8

British Columbia
Science World
  • Saturday, May 24 & Sunday, May 25
Pacific National Exhibition
  • Saturday, May 31 & Sunday, June 1
  • Saturday, June 7 & Sunday, June 8
 For more event details, visit facebook.com/Tide.


 Find a coupon here, for your favourite Tide Plus product. 

It's time to get back to sorting and get my clothing donation gathered up.  I am so happy to help enrich someone's life just by passing along my outgrown or used clothing.  Hope you'll join us! 




 Disclosure: I am a P&Gmom/mamanP&G. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and special access to P&G events and opportunities. The opinions on this blog are my own.


 

20 comments:

Vesper Meikle said...

we sorted through all our belongings including clothes when we moved to Canada, as of yet we have none to donate

Debbie S. said...

This is such a great idea! Got to love a coupon book with Tide coupons too!

Judy C said...

This is such a great idea! None of the locations are close to me but we do clean out in the Fall & Spring and donate to Goodwill. (Judy Cowan)

Flo said...

Not in my area but a great idea. I donate to the Diabetes clothes line.
Florence C

Victoria S said...

What a great initiative! Victoria Ess

Debbie said...

I donate to kidney and CP.
(Debbie W)

Heidi Carlson-Reid said...

What a great idea! I hope it expands to other communities!

Stephanie LaPlante said...

I would definitely donate if it were here in Hamilton.

Erika E said...

This is a great idea. I wish they had it in my city.

CC said...

Wish they had more stops! - Yuen C

Thomas Barrett said...

I love coupon books and giveaways

flowerchild said...

what a great event,I wish it was coming to my area

Eldon Lai said...

Great event, I wish they had more days.

Salad For Breakfast said...

Love the idea behind this event! Looks like I missed it though. I hope they do it again soon...I have loads of clothes that need to go so a loving home!

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Bev said...

This is a great idea! I wish this happened in my area as well.

Jeannie Lam said...

We visited them when they were in the area and did a big donation. What a great cause@

Annie1 said...

Kudos to Tide and this initiative! We moved in May and did a major clothing (and more) purge and donated a ton of stuff!

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Tammy D said...

What a great idea!

Chris Stockford said...

Great Idea!

Eldon L said...

Lovely idea!