Finding Plastic Folger's Coffee Cans?

July 23, 2015

My grandchildren and I are making birdhouses out of used Folger's 11.3 oz. plastic coffee cans. They are handpainted and really awesome looking. We are selling them and all proceeds go towards helping with health care and infrastructure in the country of Mali, Africa.


I didn't anticipate how dificult it would be to find these cans in large numbers. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks.


July 24, 20156 found this helpful

Why not take pictures of the finished product and advertise for supplies? Post your flyer at grocery stores as well as online telling people why you need the empty containers and where the proceeds go?

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July 25, 20152 found this helpful

Could you ask for your request to be printed in the church bulletin?
So nice that you and your children are doing this.

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July 25, 20150 found this helpful

Those other idea's were great and what I would have suggested. How about Craig's list as well?

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July 27, 20152 found this helpful

You might approach org. like the Order of Moose, Elk or other Fraternal groups. Even if you are not a member the will often assist in gathering supplies for you through a drive at their centers.


Then you would just need to pick them up.

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