Boyle to host free shredding event on May 20

PHILADELPHIA, May 5 – State Rep. Kevin Boyle, D-Phila., is hosting a free shredding event for the community to destroy unwanted confidential documents from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, in front of his district office at 7801 Hasbrook Ave.

The event will allow people to protect themselves from identity theft by disposing of unwanted documents that contain personal information, such as Social Security numbers, credit card numbers and bank account numbers.

Residents may bring up to four plastic shopping bags of documents to shred.