Mandurah resident ‘outraged’ by mess at Good Sammy drop off bins

The Good Sammy Mandurah drop off bins on Sunday. Picture: Karla Ann Armstong
The Good Sammy Mandurah drop off bins on Sunday. Picture: Karla Ann Armstong

AN outraged Mandurah resident has taken to Facebook to post a picture of clothes scattered on the floor at the Good Sammy Mandurah drop off bins.

“I am absolutely disgusted – how can people be so lazy?” wrote Karla Ann Armstrong Sunday morning on the Mandurah Q and A Facebook page.

Good Samaritan WA retail operations manager Paige Lynam said it would be unfortunate for people to come into a Good Sammy store in the morning, only to be presented with donations which have been rifled through.

“This can lead to the local community, staff and volunteers being upset by the situation as donations are the bloodline to our organisation, which supports our mission in providing meaningful employment opportunities to those living with a disability,” she said.

“At Good Sammy we endeavour to do all we can to keep the bin sites clean and clear on a regular basis to ensure our donors items are kept in good condition.

“It is unfortunate that there is a minority of people who choose to be self-serving for their own reasons, which leads to bin sites being left in disarray.

“Majority of people do the right thing and we thank them for their contribution towards our mission.”

Ms Lynam said she would encourage that donors donate during business hours in one of the 29 stores so staff can ensure their items are used for the right purpose.

If a member of the local community finds a Good Sammy bin that needs attention, they should call 1300 855 130.

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