Crossroads Ministry

Last Friday, August 16th, Brian Schaffer, Executive Director at Crossroads Ministries of Estes Park received a check from recycled tabs from Susan Yarrington, Glen Haven, aka ‘The Tab Lady.’

Individuals, businesses and service organizations place aluminum tabs from soda, beer, pet foods, soups, some canned vegetable, iced tea, energy drinks, tuna cans, etc. in collection containers around Estes Park and volunteers take the tabs, recycle them for cash, then donate the cash to help local at-risk individuals and their families, served by Crossroads Ministry of Estes Valley.

If you are interested in helping Crossroads receive ‘free’ money, start collecting aluminum tabs at home, family/friend gatherings, work, etc. then deposit the tabs at a local business/service industry (see list below) or contact Susan for your own container at

Tabs for Tough Times Locations:

• Summit Church Kids (& parents)

• Ace Hardware

• Town Hall

• Premier Members Credit Union

• Rocky Mountain Gateway

• School District office

• Larimer County office

• Park Supply

• NAPA Auto Supply

• The Glen Haven General Store

• Bank of Colorado

• US Bank

• All public schools: teacher lounges

• School bus barn

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