We are thrilled to report a record turnout for our semiannual ‘Secure Your ID’ document shredding event that was held Oct. 11, 2014 at the Salem Civic Center. BBB served a record 391 vehicles, resulting in 17,000 lbs of shredded personal documents. This means the BBB Secure Your ID Day events, which are held each April and October, served an astonishing 995 vehicles and 49,000 lbs of shredded documents in 2014!
Our next event:
When: Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 8 A.M. to 11 A.M.
Where: Salem Civic Center (Stadium Parking Lot)
You have plenty of time to start planning and gathering your personal and financial documents. It’s simple and easy, you don’t even have to get out of your car! BBB staff unloads your documents and they are immediately placed in the mobile shredding unit and destroyed on site! In addition to your own information, please give some thought to the seniors in your life that may need assistance disposing of personal and financial documents.
ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS - Protect your company & your customers – bring your business materials that need shredding too! BBB Secure Your ID Day is provided free to consumers and area businesses in an effort to prevent Identity Theft by encouraging and promoting the importance of protecting personal and financial information.
Since beginning this program in 2008, the BBB in western VA has helped consumers shred nearly 161 tons of personally identifiable documents. The success and popularity of ‘Secure Your ID’ Day grows every year and the BBB is proud to provide this service to communities across North America. The BBB is here for consumers not only when they need help finding a trustworthy business or when they have a grievance with a company, but also to help them guard their finances and protect their families in small ways, every day.
This Free Community Service Event is Sponsored By:
Take Advantage of BBB "Secure Your ID" Day
Did you know that protecting your identity is largely in your own hands? Fifty-six percent of identity theft victims traced the theft to something that was stolen from their own possession.
So here’s the first rule: If you don’t need it, shred it – responsibly. BBB is here to help with Secure Your ID Day.
On Saturday, April 18, 2015, BBBs across North America will host this helpful identity theft prevention event featuring FREE on-site shredding plus tips to protect your identity.