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Clothesline "Cash in on your Clutter" campaign extended to April 30 and new trip for four to Barbados included

One hundred per cent of net proceeds directly support the Canadian Diabetes Association

TORONTO, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Clothesline is excited to announce the extension of its "Cash in on your Clutter" until April 30, 2014 giving Canadians another month to de-clutter for a chance to win great prizes! With the long winter coming to an end, in addition to qualifying for a chance to win a $10,000 closet makeover or a weekly drawn $500 VISA gift card, donors can now also qualify for a chance to win a dream family getaway for four to sunny Barbados.

"Your donation of reusable clothing not only gives you a chance to win great prizes, but helps make a positive impact in the lives of the more than nine million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes," says Janelle Robertson, General Manager, National Diabetes Trust. "This campaign is crucial as it supports vital diabetes research, advocacy, programs and services of the Canadian Diabetes Association."

There are three easy ways for all Canadians to donate their gently used clothing and qualify to win:

1. By phone: Call 1-800-505-5525 to schedule a FREE pick-up (mention "Clutter" to be entered).
   
2. Online: Schedule a FREE pick-up at diabetes.ca/clutter.
   
3. In-person: Visit a Clothesline Donation Centre. To find one near you, call 1-800-505-5525 or visit diabetes.ca/clothesline.

Full event details and contest rules and regulations can be found at diabetes.ca/clutter.

About Clothesline
Each year, Clothesline diverts more than 48 million kilograms of clothing and household items from our landfills. This energy savings is equivalent to planting 8.6 million trees each year or the ability to drive a compact car around the globe 43,000 times. 'Like' us on Facebook at donate2clothesline and follow us on Twitter @go2clothesline.

About the Canadian Diabetes Association
The Canadian Diabetes Association is a registered charitable organization, leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while we work to find a cure. Our professional staff and more than 20,000 volunteers provide education and services to help people in their daily fight against the disease, advocate on behalf of people with diabetes for the opportunity to achieve their highest quality of life, and break ground towards a cure. Please visit diabetes.ca, join us on facebook.com/CanadianDiabetesAssociation, follow us on Twitter @DiabetesAssoc, or call 1-800-BANTING (226-8464).

SOURCE Clothesline - National Diabetes Trust

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