The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is ramping up collections for its 79th annual Rummage Sale, which will be held Oct. 14-15 at Morven Park in Leesburg.
The first round of donations will be collected on Saturday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville.
The Ladies Board accepts furniture, clothing, books, household items, linens, lamps, sports equipment. Some items cannot be accepted, such as mattresses or large appliances. Particularly rare or valuable items are needed for the Silent Auction held Saturday, Oct. 14.
For more information on what can be accepted, go to ladiesboard.org/donors.cfm. or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations are also accepted by appointment; email or call 703-771-2985 to request a private drop-off.
Organizers request that items be packed in boxes with lids/flaps shut and only pack clothes in plastic bags tied shut. Tax receipts are provided and all the money raised goes to support Ladies Board projects in the community. The Ladies Board raises several hundred thousand dollars each year toward special needs equipment at Inova Loudoun Hospital and pledged $1 million for the Cornwall Cares project. In addition, The Ladies Board annually awards more than $100,000 in nursing scholarships.