Our doors will be open from 3-6 pm on Thursday, November 5th for individuals to drop off paper to be shredded. No amount is too small or too big. Bring your paper and learn more about Shred for Independence!
What kind of things should be shredded?
Any item with personal identification information on it like your name, birth date, address, SSN, email address, passwords and account numbers. Old bank documents, tax records, expired policies and junk mail should always be shredded. Photos of friends and family that are thrown in the trash could be used for fake IDs. Shipping labels found on items delivered to your home or office contain confidential information such as your address, tracking codes and account numbers.
Is my paper going to be shredded right when I drop it off?
No, all paper will be kept in a secure bin until ready to be shredded by our shred techs. Summerhouse members work at SFI Monday-Thursday 8:30-11:30 am.
Is there going to be anything to do after dropping off my shredding?
Of course! There will be light refreshments, games and a chance to win free shredding for a year!
How much should I donate?
It is up to you! Typically, individuals donate anywhere between $5-$100 depending on the amount of paper dropped off.
What is my donation going towards?
Paper donations help shred techs work on goals that transfer to community employment such as working continuously, working at an appropriate pace and asking for help when needed. Monetary donations help SFI buy more shredders, supply the shred room with needed items, and eventually employ more members.
Can I get a tax receipt?
Yes! Tax receipts will be sent to the email provided on the donation form.
Have a question that wasn't answered above? Contact us at or 832-200-6158 ext 5.