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Darien Boy Scouts Seek Donations For Annual Tag Sale

Pictured here are members of the Tag Sale Committee (L-R): Linda Yim, Maria Sullivan, Terry Gaffney, Marilyn Huffman and Leslie Pennington.
Pictured here are members of the Tag Sale Committee (L-R): Linda Yim, Maria Sullivan, Terry Gaffney, Marilyn Huffman and Leslie Pennington. Photo Credit: Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. – The Darien Boy Scouts are looking for donations for its 44th annual giant tag sale, scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at the Scout Cabin, 140 West Ave.

Start spring cleaning and let the Boy Scouts help reduce, reuse and recycle. They currently are seeking art and antiques, collectibles, jewelry, instruments, furniture, baby/children's items, lawn furniture, lawnmowers, lawn and garden tools, hand tools, woodworking tools, construction tools, snow blowers, electronics, stereo equipment, turntables, speakers, computers (Pentium IIIs and newer), flat-screen TVs, cell phones, CDs, DVDs, records, sporting goods, housewares, lamps and linens, rugs, dishes, decorative items, books, games and toys, bikes, trikes and scooters, holiday items and knick-knacks.

Drop-off donations at the Scout Cabin can be made from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13-16 and April 20-23 and 6-8 p.m. April 14, 15, 21 and 22. Local pick ups for items too large to fit in a car will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9 and April 23.

The sale provides money to operate the Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin and subsidize Scouting programs in Darien. All donations are tax deductible.

For car and motorcycle donations, contact Jay Shutts at 203-655-8700 or jpshutts@aol.com .

For small boat donations, contact Rich Wood at 203-919-1700 or wddog@optonline.net .

The Scouts cannot accept unsafe and/or unsalable items, including clothing, magazines, mattresses, car seats, sofa beds, Venetian blinds, steel or particle board furniture, armoires, large console TVs, floor model stereo equipment, typewriters, basketball nets, hazardous materials, propane tanks, or building materials, such as sinks, windows and doors.

Click here or call 203 656-1830 Ext. 3 to schedule a pickup or for more information about what items can be accepted.

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