Boys & Girls Club Christmas tree collection in Lewiston will provide animal habitat

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For a donation the club will be picking up trees Saturday, January 4th.
LEWISTON, ID - The Boys and Girls Club of the Valley is recycling Christmas trees to help the environment ... and they're coming after your tree next week!

For a donation, kids and volunteers from the club are picking up trees Saturday January 4th. The annual event raises money for the center that provides a place for local kids to recreate and have fun.
Starting at 9 a.m. next weekend any trees left on the curb in Lewiston get taken to a local business to be up-cycled.

"Any that don't have tinsel or lights still on them, they'll take them out and set them up for bird habitats," said Boys & Girls Club volunteer, Chantelle Halstead. "We've had them used for fish habitats to build up the banks before."

If you're not home an envelope for donations will be left on your doorstep to get mailed back to the Boys and Girls Club. While the trees are only getting picked up in Lewiston, the donations help support both centers in Lewiston and Clarkston.

Last year the volunteers raised $5,000 collecting trees. If you leave your tree out on the curb, make sure it's visible, unobstructed and doesn't have any decorations stuck in the tree.