Berks veteran-operated business is turning unwanted items into opportunity | Berks Regional News

Berks veteran-operated enterprise is popping undesirable gadgets into alternative | Berks Regional Information

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S. HEIDELBERG TWP. Pa. – A brand new, veteran-operated enterprise simply getting off the bottom in Berks is on the brink of open its first retailer. 

The enterprise is positioned within a barn in South Heidelberg Township. 

“We’re six months in and the reception has been nice from everybody we have talked to,” mentioned proprietor of JDog Junk Elimination & Hauling, Tim Melcher. 

JDog is proving that one particular person’s junk is not simply one other individuals treasure. 

“What’s actual good is that they’re donating again and serving to veterans in want,” mentioned Tim Stover of Veterans Making a Distinction.

A ribbon-cutting is ready for Saturday on the retailer on Mountain Dwelling Highway. A portion of gross sales shall be donated to the realm non-profit group, Veterans Making A Distinction.

Two wheelchairs can even be donated to native vets.

“We’re at all times searching for nice guys. We undergo folks and folks coming and going, so veterans are our staple, we like to have them,” mentioned Tom McDonald of JDog Junk Elimination & Hauling.  

“They will rent veterans to assist them out, particularly on this economic system,” continued Stover. 

By taking undesirable gadgets out of peoples houses and placing them up on the market, they’re additionally serving to the surroundings.

The ribbon-cutting is scheduled for Saturday at midday. 

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