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Protect Your Identity! Shred Fest 2017

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Protect Your Identity! Shred Fest 2017

SAVE THE DATES! Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, 2017. 

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SHRED FEST is an annual City event to help individuals prevent identity theft. At Shred Fest you can:

·         Safely shred personal papers for free using shredding trucks

·         Get free identity theft prevention tips. Download consumer tips (in PDF) in:

o    English

o    Español (Spanish)

o    中文 (Chinese)

o    Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian Creole)

o    한국어 (Korean)

o    Русский (Russian)



Saturday, May 20, 2017


Franz Sigel Park
Grand Concourse between 157th Street & 158th Street


Bensonhurst Park
Cropsey Avenue and Bay 29th Street


Cadman Plaza
Cadman Plaza West; opposite Clark Street


St. Nicholas Park
Corner of West 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue


Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Parking lot; 111th Street between 54th Avenue to 56th Avenue


Staten Island
Franklin D Roosevelt Boardwalk & Beach
Parking Lot 8; Father Capodanno Blvd at Lincoln Avenue


Sunday, May 21, 2017


Co-op City
Triangle Plaza at Co-op City Blvd and Rombouts Avenue; next to Municipal Credit Union


Prospect Park
Prospect Park West and 3rd Street


Union Square Park
South Plaza near 14th Street & Union Square East


Springfield Blvd-Stop & Shop Plaza Shopping Center
Springfield Blvd between Merrick Blvd and 135th Avenue




The City's 9th Annual Shred Fest was held on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22, 2016. Thank you to volunteers and partners for helping the City promote awareness about identity theft and protecting New Yorkers' identities with a free paper-shredding event! Read press release


2015 Shred Fest was held on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. Thank you to volunteers and partners for helping Consumer Affairs kick off its first-ever Identity Theft Prevention Week

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