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2010: Wise Penny Resale Shop Offers Home Pick Up
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Wise Penny Resale Shop Offers Home Pick Up

WINFIELD, Ill., October 21, 2010 - If you’re downsizing, cleaning out grandma’s house, redecorating or simply getting rid of the china that you haven’t used in 25 years, the Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) Auxiliary’s Wise Penny Resale and Consignment Shop (122 N. Main Street , Wheaton) is here to help you.

Everything from antiques, jewelry, furniture, appliances, house wares, art, clothing, toys, etc., are gratefully accepted and make shopping at Wise Penny an affordable, charitable, eclectic experience.

Wise Penny is open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. every day except Sunday. Call 630-665-8626 for more information or to schedule a pick-up.

Free pick-up is available for large items and/or large donation quantities. One call to 630-665-8626 makes donating easy and stress free. For smaller donations, simply drop off items around the back of the store just around the corner off of Wesley Street. Tax receipts are available since all donations are tax deductable. All of the proceeds from Wise Penny sales benefit the charitable projects of the CDH Auxiliary.

Consignment sales are also welcomed.

For the past 50 years, the Wise Penny Resale and Consignment Shop has consistently provided revenue that supports the CDH Auxiliary. Since its inception in 1961, the Auxiliary has raised and donated more than $10 million to the hospital and the community it serves. Some of the CDH Auxiliary funded projects include a $1 million pledge to the CDH Cancer Center, ongoing support of HomeCare Physicians; more than $880,000 in annual scholarship awards to area students pursuing healthcare careers; creation of a CDH nurse respite lounge; support of the Palliative Care Shawl program; complimentary newspaper service for patients and more. Shopping at the CDH Gift Shops and shopping/donating at the Wise Penny Resale and Consignment Shop further supports the philanthropic efforts of the CDH Auxiliary. For more information about the CDH Auxiliary, visit www.cdh.org.

About Central DuPage Hospital
Central DuPage Health is the parent company of Central DuPage Hospital (CDH). CDH is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology, one of the busiest surgical hospitals in Illinois and has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services.

For the last four consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. CDH has affiliated with other healthcare leaders, including regionally known Children’s Memorial Hospital for pediatric care and, most recently, nationally known Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery.

Central DuPage Health is an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4234/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.