Thousands of items given away in Tamaqua
SAM LEIBY/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS A volunteer holds a small table in the air for people to "bid" on. This was one of over 1,000 items given away free Saturday during the Tamaqua Community Giveaway.
Over 40 bicycles, 50 televisions, 60 specialty picture frames and thousands of other items were given away Saturday during the Tamaqua Volunteer group's monthly community giveaway event. Volunteers stressed their appreciation to all who dropped items off. A special thank you was given to Thorn Cycle's, M & M Self Storage, Tamaqua Police Department and the Moyer family for their support. The next giveaway is scheduled for Saturday, May 25. 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. for drop-off. 9:15 a.m. is giveaway. This is open to all incomes not just low incomes. For more information, find the event on Facebook or call (570) 668-1234.