Tonka Green

5th Annual Trash into Treasure

Saturday, April 22, 2017; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

How it works for students:

  • Student groups partner with a charitable organization
  • The needs of the charity are researched by the students
  • A list of personal and household items are generated for donations
  • April 22: Student groups accept donations at the drive-thru event and distribute the donations to the charity.

How it works for donors:

  • Start cleaning and sort items listed into separate bundles
  • Drop off your donations at Minnetonka High School's front parking lot on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It's that easy! Receipts for your donation are provided at the drive-thru event.
  • Drop off map

Items being collected:

  • Wheelchairs, crutches, walkers and canes
  • Toys, games and video games
  • Office supplies
  • Musical instruments
  • Small gift items
  • Toiletries
  • Habitat for Humanity building supplies
  • Bicycles (new and gently used), training wheels, tricycles (new and gently used), bike parts and bike tools (new and gently used)
  • Books (no encyclopedias or Reader's Digest Condensed Books), audiobooks, DVDs and CDs
  • Pet supplies: dog and cat toys, leashes, collars, brushes, pet food/medicine and feeding bowls/trays
  • Housewares: towels, blankets, fabric scissors, flat sheets, garbage bags, bleach, laundry detergent, paper towels, disinfecting wipes, duct tape, sharpies, kitchen roasters, crock pots, mixing bowls, measuring spoons, disposable bowls, cups and spoons, fans, air conditioners and small electronics
  • Craft items: knitting and crocheting supplies (yarn and needles), scrapbooking supplies and general art supplies
  • Clothing and accessories: purses and cinch sacks, shoes, boots, sandals, kids clothing (size 5-14), athletic wear, swimwear, winter clothes, prom dresses, jeans (all sizes), socks and slippers

Benefiting organizations:

A Better Society’s Project Life Cycle ● A Better Society’s Project Impact ● Animal Humane Society ● Soles 4 Souls ● Leech Lake Reservation ● Habitat for Humanity ● HCMC ● Arc Greater Twin Cities ● Minnetonka Heights Y Program ● ICA Food Shelf Senior Community Services ● Wheels for the World ● Loaves & Fishes ● Talitha Koum Youth Group Sharing & Caring Hands

Volunteer student organizations:

MHS Earth Group ● Scenic Heights Tonka Green Project Life Cycle Students ● MHS Student Government ● Minnewashta Girl Scout Troop 17503 Minnewashta Elementary Leadership Group ● MHS Legacy Class of 2017 ● MHS People for Paws MHS Legacy Class of 2019 ● Talitha Koum Youth Group ● Roller Garden Artistic Skating Club Vantage ● Tonka Serves

Tonka Green Paper Shred Event Logo

Groveland Shred Event
Open to the Public

Saturday, May 20, 2017
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Support Groveland Elementary while getting rid of clutter and helping the environment! There is a $5 per bag requested donation. Located in the front parking lot of Groveland Elementary.

Trash Into Treasure Contact

Lonnie Hillis

Event Details
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Minnetonka High School