MILLER CITY — No questions asked. They just want your scrap metal.
students at Miller City-New Cleveland School are in their fifth year of
a scrap metal drive. Started in 2011 the drive has brought in $15,000
to the FFA, which in turn is donated to charities and local families.
have given money to local charities and charities like St. Jude
Children’s Research Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital,” said
Vo-Ag instructor John Koenig.
He said the proceeds from the scrap
metal drive are also donated to local adults and children with medical
expenses including expenses from cancer. A donation is also given to
Christian World Services, an official charity of the FFA.
“We really appreciate the support the community continues to give this scrap metal drive,” Koenig said.
drive is ongoing. Area residents are encouraged to drop their scrap
metal at the backside of the school at the Ag doors. You can also call
the Ag department for a pickup at 419-876-2012.
Koenig said they accept large and small items.
“We take dishwashers, refrigerators, old drainage tile, even farm machinery,” he said.
we have a place that pays us for the scrap metal,” Koenig explained.
“We give 100 percent of the proceeds back to the community.”