JCS17 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 8065 posts, RR: 36
Reply 1, posted (5 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 1429 times:
Quoting mirrodie (Thread starter):
I've got a ton of old trophies and rather than toss them in the garbage, I am wondering if anyone has found worthwhile organizations in need or them.
Sorry but this is pretty funny and I certainly don't want to be mean, but...
My 1992 2nd place house league hockey trophy should be given to a child in Anacostia. They will forever cherish the trophy that represents the memories of some snot-nosed, upper-class kid playing in a three-walled rink in Ridgefield, Connecticut whose parents spent more money on registration and hockey equipment than their mother makes in a month.
mirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7458 posts, RR: 60
Reply 2, posted (5 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1371 times:
Quoting JCS17 (Reply 1): but this is pretty funny and I certainly don't want to be mean, but...
I know where you are coming from, but let's face it, I'm sure we all have clothing, old toys, shoes, books, etc that others who are less fortunate can benefit from.
I know there is special Olympics and I assume trophies are given at events there.( I worked one event but didnt see the awards ceremony.) But I wonder if trophies can be "recycled or revamped for new purposes. I am sure they can.
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