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How to Donate Extra Baby Clothes and Baby Gear: 7 Steps #non #profit #organizations


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How to Donate Extra Baby Clothes and Baby Gear

Make sure you ask for a receipt if you donate to a non-profit organization. You may be able to deduct the fair market value of your items on your tax return.

Some charities do not give your items directly to needy mothers. Some charities sell the items to raise money for their causes, such as Goodwill or the Salvation Army. If you are unsure of how your donations will be used, ask before donating.

You may find that some new mothers are very picky and may not want to accept all your gifts. Try not to be offended by this, since it is just a desire that many families experience when expecting children. Some charities and mothers may only accept new items.

How to Create a Fundraiser Using an Easter Egg Hunt

How to Create Marketing Materials for a Nonprofit Organization

How to Create Accounts for Donation

How to Clean Your Room if You Are Lazy and Don’t Want To

How to Do Your Part to Save the World

How to Write a Letter Requesting Sponsorship

How to Raise Money

How to Run a Silent Auction

How to Write an Email Asking for Donations

How to Create an Educational Scholarship Fund


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Vista – SD Underground Distribution Solid-Dielectric Insulated Switchgear, Outdoor #gas #gear, #pad #mount #gear,

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Parallel or loop switching. Load-interrupter switches and fault interrupters can switch the magnetizing current of transformers associated with this rating. Unloaded cable switching capability: 10 amperes at 17.5 kV, 20 amperes at 29 kV. Load-interrupter switches and fault interrupters can also switch single capacitor banks through 1800 kVAR.

200 amperes if fault interrupters are furnished with optional 200-ampere bushing wells.

Applicable to fault closing into closed position.

12 500 amperes if fault interrupters are furnished with optional 200-ampere bushing wells.

Model number indicates the total number of ways, as well as the number of load-interrupter switch ways and fault-interrupter ways. For example, Model 431 has “4” ways—“3” load-interrupter switch ways and “1” fault-interrupter way.

Overcurrent Control

Vista SD Underground Distribution Switchgear furnished with fault-interrupter ways includes a unique microprocessor-based overcurrent control that detects faults and initiates operation of the resettable fault interrupters. The control is readily programmed in the shop or the field using your personal computer. It offers exceptional flexibility and reliability, and includes features unavailable in other manufacturers’ devices—or only available at substantial extra cost.

  • Four families of curves. Standard “E” and “K” speed curves plus special, customizable “coordinating-speed” tap and main curves.
  • Superior coordination with upstream protective devices and downstream power fuses. Minimum total clearing time, from initiation of a fault to total clearing, is 40 milliseconds (2.5 cycles). Coordinating-speed curves provide optimal coordination on underground distribution systems.
  • Custom curve attributes. Coordinating-speed curves can be easily modified to include instantaneous pickup levels and definite time delays.
  • Separate phase and ground curves are standard — allowing better coordination with source-side breaker trip settings.
  • No extra “wake-up” time. If a fault-interrupter way is closed into a fault, the fault interrupter will trip and clear the fault per the selected TCC, with no additional delay.
  • Self-powered. Current transformers on fault-interrupter ways provide sensing and power.
  • Event recorder captures information on the last twelve operations of each fault interrupter.
  • Optional external trip provisions offer additional functionality. Input from external sources such as transformer sudden-pressure relays can also trip the fault interrupters.

Terminal Emulator Programs for Vista® UDS Overcurrent Control

A terminal emulator program such as “HyperTerminal” is required to program the Vista Overcurrent Control and download event log data from it. Newer versions of the Microsoft® Windows® operating system no longer include HyperTerminal. If you are using such a newer version, you’ll need to obtain an appropriate terminal emulator program and install it on your personal computer.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories AcSELerator QuickSet

This emulator program can be used to program the Vista Overcurrent Control and download event log data from it. It cannot be used to install firmware upgrades. A download of AcSELerator QuickSet is available at no charge from SEL’s website .

If you do not have administrative rights, you’ll need to contact your IT department to install the software on your computer.

Hilgraeve HyperTerminal Private Edition

This emulator program can be used to program the Vista Overcurrent Control, download event log data from it, and install firmware upgrades. A download of HyperTerminal Private Edition can be purchased from Hilgraeve’s website .

If you do not have administrative rights, you’ll need to contact your IT department to install the software on your computer.

Please refer to S C Instruction Sheet 695-515 . “Instructions for Programming S C Overcurrent Control,” and S C Instruction Sheet 695-515A . “Instructions for Connecting Personal Computer to S C Overcurrent Control” for additional details.

Coordinaide™ — The S C Protection and Coordination Assistant

  • Protect transformers against damaging overcurrents and coordinate with primary- and secondary-side protective devices. See how S C’s novel Transformer Protection Index (TPI) can be used to determine if the primary fuse will protect against certain types of secondary-side faults, including arcing phase-to-ground secondary-side faults.
  • Protect capacitor units against case rupture.
  • Protect underground cables from insulation damage due to excessive temperatures.
  • Protect overhead conductors from damage due to annealing.
  • Confirm the proper operation of protective devices against incident-arc energy curves for various Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) levels.
  • Selectively coordinate two or more devices in series to minimize service interruptions.

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University housing and renting college dorm rooms cheap during summer in Europe #cheap #college

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University housing

Relive your college years and save money while traveling by staying in a cheap dorm room (from $22) when school is out of session

Above: A dorm room at the London School of Economics (from 27/$44 a night); Below: A dorm room at Dublin City Univeristy (from 36/$50)

When are univeristy dorms available to travelers?

University dorms are (mostly) only an option during summer vacations. From sometime in late May or early June (when students head home for the summer) through the end of August and even into September (when they return), universities in London, Dublin, and other European cities open their dorms up to travelers.

In some cases, you can get even rooms during school breaks and weekends as well and, if enrollment is down, they’ll rent empty dorms out year-round.

How much do univeristy dorms for tourists cost?

Rates vary, from around $22 to $35 per person in a single with shared bathroom down the hall to $50 to $120 for a double or twin, with or without bath but dorms can also run as little as $150 per week.

What’s more, folks under 26 often pay even less (presumably because young ‘uns will just blend in, so the administrators don’t have to bother explaining what a bunch of old fogies are doing living on campus).

What are dorm rooms like?



The 11th centry castle that houses students and, in the off-season, travelers at Durham University in England (closed for refubishment in summer 2011). Most look like, well, like dorm rooms: unfussy, unfancy, un-spacious, and full of modular furnishings that aren’t treated particularly well during the school year.

Still: they are central, convenient, and astoundingly cheap.

So brush up your partying skills, dust off those dim memories of the lyrics to Louie Louie, and get ready to share the bathrooms it’s time to go back to college.

Resources to help find University dorms in Europe

University dorms for travelers in the United Kingdom

  • University Rooms (www.universityrooms.co.uk ) – Broker for handling short-term stays at many colleges and universities around the world, mostly in the U.K. (3,000 accommodations in 26 cities) and Europe (several each in Ireland. Spain. Italy. a bit in France, Switzerland, Belgium), with a few in North America (U.S. Canada), and coming soon: Germany, Austria, Australia, and South Africa. Nice touch: The site was started in 2007 by an Oxford grad who dreamed it up while still in school.
  • Budgetstayuk (www.budgetstayuk.com ) – A consortium of 70 academic institutions across the U.K. 23 locations in London alone, not to mention five in Edinburgh and another five in Durham (including the 11th century Durham Castle), and still more in Canterbury, Oxford, Cardiff, York, Dulin, Plymouth, Birmingham, Leeds, Swansea, Exeter, Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham, Norwich, and Wolverhampton. (The site is an offshoot of VenueMasters, a free venue finding service for meetings and groups.)
  • Visit London (www.visitlondon.com ) – You can search the accommodations database for Campus for about two dozen results.

University dorms for travelers in London

  • London School of Economics (www.lse.ac.uk/vacations ) – Holborn, Bloomsbury, Bankside, Butler’s Wharf, Clerkenwell.
    Rates: Single from 27; Twins from 44; Triple from 69.
  • University College London (www.ucl.ac.uk/residences ) – Bloomsbury (just north of the British Museum).
    Rates: Single from 31; double from 43.50.
  • University of London (www.londonmet.ac.uk/accommodation/summer-accommodation ) – Bloomsbury, St. Pancras, Paddington, Marylebone.
    Rates: Single from 30; twin/double from 51.
  • King s College (www.kcl.ac.uk/kcvb ) – The Strand (Covent Garden), Waterloo, Denmark Hill, North London/Hampstead Heath.
    Rates: Single from 28; twin from 58.
  • University of Westminster (www.londonmet.ac.uk/accommodation/summer-accommodation ) – Near Victoria.
    Rates: Single from 34; twin from 50.40.
  • International Students House (www.ish.org.uk ) – North Marylebone/Regent’s Park.
    Rates: Single from 39; twin from 62; triple from 81.
  • Queen Mary and Westfield College (www.admin.qmw.ac.uk/ccrs/conference ) – East End.
    Rates: Single from 41; twin from 73.
  • London Metropolitan University (www.londonmet.ac.uk/accommodation/summer-accommodation ) – South Hackney, Cambridge Heath, Enfield, Wood Green.
    Rates: Single from 20.

University dorms for travelers in Ireland

University dorms for travelers in Spain

University dorms for travelers in Italy

  • Milan: Residenza Universitaria Bassini (en.milan.university-rooms.com ) – Two-night minimum.
    Rates: Single from 33.
  • Lake Como: Residenza Universitaria Santa Teresa (en.como.university-rooms.com ) – Two-night minimum.
    Rates: Doubles from 56.
  • Urbino: Collegio del Colle, Collegio Aquilone, and Collegio Serpentine (en.urbino.university-rooms.com )
    Rates: Singles from 16.
  • Sadly, there’s no official Website, buy you can get a list of student housing in dozens of Italian cities including biggies like Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, and Palermo by sending a letter asking for the Guide for Foreign Students to:
    The Italian Ministry of Education
    Viale Trastevere
    00153 Rome, Italy

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How to Donate Used Sports Equipment and Gear #hair #donations


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How to Donate Used Sports Equipment and Gear

December 11, 2009 by Fitness

When the holidays roll around, we get all wrapped up in shopping for gifts. but this year, make some time to give back a little. Donating blood is one good deed you can do, or you can volunteer at your local animal shelter to walk dogs. Another idea that’s easy to do is go through all your fitness gear and see what you can donate. Nonprofit organizations are always looking for equipment, so here are some places you can contribute.

  • Soles4Souls is an organization that accepts gently used running sneakers (like the ones you used on the treadmill), and helps them get to people in need.
  • Or send your sneakers to Nike’s Reuse a Shoe. where every part of the shoe is ground up into material used to make running tracks, padding for underneath basketball courts, or the springy surface for tennis courts.
  • Recycle Your Mat is the first mat recycling program, where mats are either recycled into other yoga products or donated to local community programs.
  • Sports Gift is an organization devoted to bringing sports to underprivileged children. Check out the list of items they’re looking for.
  • iLoveSchools.com connects teachers, coaches, and schools with donations of new or used resources.
  • Freecycle allows you to give away gear to people who want or need it in your community, and stuff stays out of the landfills.
  • Or contact your local Boys and Girls Club, after-school program, YMCA, or community center and donate directly to them.

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How to Donate Used Sports Equipment and Gear

December 11, 2009 by Fitness

When the holidays roll around, we get all wrapped up in shopping for gifts. but this year, make some time to give back a little. Donating blood is one good deed you can do, or you can volunteer at your local animal shelter to walk dogs. Another idea that’s easy to do is go through all your fitness gear and see what you can donate. Nonprofit organizations are always looking for equipment, so here are some places you can contribute.

  • Soles4Souls is an organization that accepts gently used running sneakers (like the ones you used on the treadmill), and helps them get to people in need.
  • Or send your sneakers to Nike’s Reuse a Shoe. where every part of the shoe is ground up into material used to make running tracks, padding for underneath basketball courts, or the springy surface for tennis courts.
  • Recycle Your Mat is the first mat recycling program, where mats are either recycled into other yoga products or donated to local community programs.
  • Sports Gift is an organization devoted to bringing sports to underprivileged children. Check out the list of items they’re looking for.
  • iLoveSchools.com connects teachers, coaches, and schools with donations of new or used resources.
  • Freecycle allows you to give away gear to people who want or need it in your community, and stuff stays out of the landfills.
  • Or contact your local Boys and Girls Club, after-school program, YMCA, or community center and donate directly to them.

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Copyright 2016 Rodale Inc. “Prevention” and “Prevention.com” are registered trademarks of Rodale Inc. All rights reserved. No reproduction, transmission or display is permitted without the written permissions of Rodale Inc.

Where Can I Donate Used Sports Gear?

How to clean out your garage for a cause

“Now that my kids are out of the house, I’m left with a ton of used sports gear. Can you suggest organizations that would want it?” –Via e-mail

There are always the old standbys: your school, church, community center, or youth mentoring agency, as well as Goodwill or the Salvation Army. If you’re looking for something a little different, check out these organizations:

I Love Schools allows you to search a nationwide database of teachers and coaches who’ve requested specific gear, such as basketballs or rock-climbing equipment. (www.iloveschools.com)

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You may unsubscribe at any time.

The Freecycle Network connects you to locals who are looking for the very items you’re getting rid of. Simply arrange a pick-up time. (www.freecycle.org)

Nike’s GO! Campaign turns any brand of old sneakers into ground-up rubber destined for building playgrounds and athletic fields; visit www.nikego.com for drop-off locations.

Sports Gift, Inc. provides athletic supplies and training to underprivileged children all over the world. (www.sportsgift.org) Keep in mind that your generosity is likely to be a tax write-off. To calculate how much you can deduct, refer to valuation guides on the Web sites of charities such as the Salvation Army.

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How to Donate Extra Baby Clothes and Baby Gear: 7 Steps #donation #cars


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How to Donate Extra Baby Clothes and Baby Gear

Make sure you ask for a receipt if you donate to a non-profit organization. You may be able to deduct the fair market value of your items on your tax return.

Some charities do not give your items directly to needy mothers. Some charities sell the items to raise money for their causes, such as Goodwill or the Salvation Army. If you are unsure of how your donations will be used, ask before donating.

You may find that some new mothers are very picky and may not want to accept all your gifts. Try not to be offended by this, since it is just a desire that many families experience when expecting children. Some charities and mothers may only accept new items.

How to Create a Fundraiser Using an Easter Egg Hunt

How to Create Marketing Materials for a Nonprofit Organization

How to Create Accounts for Donation

How to Clean Your Room if You Are Lazy and Don’t Want To

How to Do Your Part to Save the World

How to Write a Letter Requesting Sponsorship

How to Raise Money

How to Run a Silent Auction

How to Write an Email Asking for Donations

How to Create an Educational Scholarship Fund


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Where Can I Donate Used Sports Gear? #how #old #do #you #have #to #be

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The information presented on this website is not intended as specific medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical treatment or diagnosis. Read our Medical Advice Notice.

Copyright 2016 Rodale Inc. “Prevention” and “Prevention.com” are registered trademarks of Rodale Inc. All rights reserved. No reproduction, transmission or display is permitted without the written permissions of Rodale Inc.

Where Can I Donate Used Sports Gear?

How to clean out your garage for a cause

“Now that my kids are out of the house, I’m left with a ton of used sports gear. Can you suggest organizations that would want it?” –Via e-mail

There are always the old standbys: your school, church, community center, or youth mentoring agency, as well as Goodwill or the Salvation Army. If you’re looking for something a little different, check out these organizations:

I Love Schools allows you to search a nationwide database of teachers and coaches who’ve requested specific gear, such as basketballs or rock-climbing equipment. (www.iloveschools.com)

Let’s Stay In Touch

You may unsubscribe at any time.

The Freecycle Network connects you to locals who are looking for the very items you’re getting rid of. Simply arrange a pick-up time. (www.freecycle.org)

Nike’s GO! Campaign turns any brand of old sneakers into ground-up rubber destined for building playgrounds and athletic fields; visit www.nikego.com for drop-off locations.

Sports Gift, Inc. provides athletic supplies and training to underprivileged children all over the world. (www.sportsgift.org) Keep in mind that your generosity is likely to be a tax write-off. To calculate how much you can deduct, refer to valuation guides on the Web sites of charities such as the Salvation Army.

(Posted January 2007)


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How to Donate Used Sports Equipment and Gear #clothing #donation #bins


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How to Donate Used Sports Equipment and Gear

December 11, 2009 by Fitness

When the holidays roll around, we get all wrapped up in shopping for gifts. but this year, make some time to give back a little. Donating blood is one good deed you can do, or you can volunteer at your local animal shelter to walk dogs. Another idea that’s easy to do is go through all your fitness gear and see what you can donate. Nonprofit organizations are always looking for equipment, so here are some places you can contribute.

  • Soles4Souls is an organization that accepts gently used running sneakers (like the ones you used on the treadmill), and helps them get to people in need.
  • Or send your sneakers to Nike’s Reuse a Shoe. where every part of the shoe is ground up into material used to make running tracks, padding for underneath basketball courts, or the springy surface for tennis courts.
  • Recycle Your Mat is the first mat recycling program, where mats are either recycled into other yoga products or donated to local community programs.
  • Sports Gift is an organization devoted to bringing sports to underprivileged children. Check out the list of items they’re looking for.
  • iLoveSchools.com connects teachers, coaches, and schools with donations of new or used resources.
  • Freecycle allows you to give away gear to people who want or need it in your community, and stuff stays out of the landfills.
  • Or contact your local Boys and Girls Club, after-school program, YMCA, or community center and donate directly to them.

Tags : , , , , , , ,

How to Donate Extra Baby Clothes and Baby Gear: 7 Steps #donate #old #car


#donate baby clothes

#

How to Donate Extra Baby Clothes and Baby Gear

Make sure you ask for a receipt if you donate to a non-profit organization. You may be able to deduct the fair market value of your items on your tax return.

Some charities do not give your items directly to needy mothers. Some charities sell the items to raise money for their causes, such as Goodwill or the Salvation Army. If you are unsure of how your donations will be used, ask before donating.

You may find that some new mothers are very picky and may not want to accept all your gifts. Try not to be offended by this, since it is just a desire that many families experience when expecting children. Some charities and mothers may only accept new items.

How to Create a Fundraiser Using an Easter Egg Hunt

How to Create Marketing Materials for a Nonprofit Organization

How to Create Accounts for Donation

How to Clean Your Room if You Are Lazy and Don’t Want To

How to Do Your Part to Save the World

How to Write a Letter Requesting Sponsorship

How to Raise Money

How to Run a Silent Auction

How to Write an Email Asking for Donations

How to Create an Educational Scholarship Fund


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