Project for Organize a Shredding Event

Overview

You can help protect people in your community from financial fraud by organizing a shredding event. Raise peace of mind while helping people clean out unneeded paperwork!

The Problem

People often keep sensitive, personal documents — like bank and investment statements — long after they need them. Those documents could make their owners vulnerable to fraud. Older Americans are a favorite target of scam and fraud artists.

Financial fraud costs Americans millions of dollars a year. Older Americans are favorite targets of fraud and scam artists.

The Solution

You can help friends and neighbors better protect themselves from fraud by organizing a shredding event where people can safely destroy and dispose of sensitive documents.

Time Commitment

As little as one hour to organize and recruit. Up to four or five hours on the day of the event, including set up and break down.

Special Considerations

None.

Who can do this?

Everyone.

Great Reasons to do this Project

You’ll raise people’s awareness of fraud and help empower them to protect themselves from fraud and scams. The people you help can use this knowledge for the rest of their lives!