Protect your ID; Shred documents for free

Document shredding day returns


With the ocean of personal financial documents we all have -- ATM receipts, credit card receipts, bills, unsolicited credit offers and more -- it’s no wonder that identity theft is a growing problem.

WJXT Channel 4, The Local Station, Shred-it, Florida State College at Jacksonville and Family Foundations have partnered to invite consumers and businesses to protect their identities by shredding unwanted personal, financial or confidential documents.

READ: Shredding day event announcement

The Shredder Day event will be from 7-11 a.m. May 7 at FSCJ's Downtown Campus at 101 West State St. in Jacksonville.

During the event, anyone can bring documents in and have them shredded by an on-site, certified Shred-it employee. From drop-off to destruction, all documents will be constantly monitored and protected.

Because of the expected demand, participants are asked to only shred five boxes of paper material at a time. If you have more than five boxes, you can feel free to join the line again.

Donations will be accepted to help provide 10,000 local preschoolars with a student savings kit.