Get ready to shred! It's that time to protect your identity and clear the clutter. Shredding documents is one of the easiest ways to protect your identity. Don't let identity thieves get a hold of your personal information.

Read: Behind The Scenes At The 2 Wants To Know Shred-A-Thon

The 2 Wants To Know team is here to help! On Monday, a free shred-a-thon was held at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. But don't worry if you missed it, you'll soon have another opportunity to have your information shredded at an upcoming event in Burlington.

Volunteers helped 822 vehicles by unloading boxes and bags filled with sensitive documents. In Burlington, we helped to serve more than 650 vehicles! Thanks to our dozens of volunteers who helped us including Boy Scouts and also the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

The next shred-a-thon will take place at the following:

  • BURLINGTON, Monday, May 15th at JR's. The event is from 4-7 p.m.

You can bring up to 3 boxes at the Shred-a-Thon.

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Receipts you don't need for tax purposes, old credit card statements, bank statements, health insurance forms, credit card offers, canceled checks, pay stubs, utility bills.

“These types of documents contain valuable financial information such as account numbers and personal identifiers,” explained Guilford County Detective Bruscino at the last 2WTK shred. “This is precisely the type of information criminals need to steal your identity and your money.”

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