Combat identity theft at Shred-A-Thon

Northern Arizona University is joining in the statewide Shred-A-Thon event next week to prevent identity theft.

Community members are invited to bring unwanted documents for shredding to the Target parking lot between 4:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Monday, April 23. Up to five bags or boxes of documents will be shredded free of charge per individual, with additional bags or boxes shredded for $3 each.

NAU’s Office of Student Life, Shred-It, Target, the Maricopa County Attorney’s office and several other organizations are supporting the event.

Volunteers are needed for morning and evening shifts. For information, contact Rick Brandel, dean of students, at