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VNA of Somerset Hills Currently Accepting Donations For Oct. Rummage Sale

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Volunteers are currently accepting donations of items to be resold in the upcoming fall rummage sale that is a fundraiser for the Somerset Hills VNA. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
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Thousands of all kinds of items are sold at the VNA of Somerset Hills fundraising rummage sale each spring and fall. Donations come from the community. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
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A wide variety of clothing for children and adults (including fine fashions for women) are donated, and then resold at the VNA rummage sales in Far Hills. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
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FAR HILLS, NJ - Donations for the wide variety of items that will later be sold at this October's Visiting Nurse of Somerset Hills rummage sale are being accepted daily at the Far Hills Fairgrounds from now through Sept. 28. Volunteers for the rummage sale will assist donors in unloading their cars.

Donations are being accepted between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Monday through Saturday near the white sale tents already erected at the fairgrounds off Route 512 (Peapack Road) at the intersection with Route 202 in Far Hills Borough.

A wide variety of clothing, household merchandise, sporting goods, toys, artwork and other items is accepted.

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Donations are tax deductible. In addition, dollars raised at the sale will help enable the Basking Ridge-based VNA to offer important wellness services not covered by any insurance, according to the VNA.

The complete list of acceptable and unacceptable items is available online

Donations run the gamut from unusual items to Halloween costumes (popular at the fall sale) and clothing for men, women and children, whether casual clothing or high fashion set aside in special departments.

Proceeds from the volunteer-run sale will provide home health, hospice care and wellness services to community members and families in need.

This year's fall rummage sale is scheduled to be held at the fairgrounds from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 to 8, and from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9.

More information on the VNA and the rummage sale is online. The sale is also on Facebook and on Twitter.

The Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills and its subsidiaries provide individuals and families with comprehensive, cost-effective home and community healthcare services, regardless of ability to pay, using partnerships where appropriate, according to the VNA. The VNA is a charitable, tax-exempt home health agency and hospice certified by Medicare, accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program and licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Credentials include recognition as a 2015 HomeCare Elite Agency.

 

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