EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

April 24, 2013

Boys & Girls Club plans Sports Swap


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem will host its Spring Sports Swap on Friday, May 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the club at 3 Geremonty Drive.

The club is accepting donations now through May 3 of all “previously enjoyed” or new sporting goods for all seasons.

All donations can be dropped off at the club Monday through Friday between 1 and 8 p.m.

The idea of the swap is to get sports equipment that isn’t being used into the hands of children who will use the equipment. Children attending the swap can come in and pick up any equipment they may need and there is no cost to them.

The swap usually includes cleats, skates, bats, basketballs, lacrosse equipment, batting helmets, skateboards, shin pads, shoulder pads and more.

Ideally, people will trade in equipment they no longer use or outgrew and continue to donate it back. This cycle will allow this event to continue.

Cash donations are also optional, with 100 percent coming back to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem.

Contact Jeff DiSalvo at 898-7709, Ext. 11, or jdisalvo@salembgc.org.