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InventHelp® Client Patents Convenient “Umbrella Accessory Organizer” Invention for Patio Tables

This year we wanted to give some families in the community Christmas baskets but did not have enough for the childrens gifts. Gifts are needed for boys ages 3-6 and 11-12, girls ages 3-6 and 12-13. Clothing sizes are unavoidable so small toys or books are wanted for these children. They can be dropped off at Lifes Transitions Inc. at 1220 Mound Ave., Suite 301, until Tuesday, Dec 23. Safe Haven General: Twin-size mattress covers, twin size fitted sheets, pillows, laundry Soap, dish soap, scrubbing pads, brooms, mops, floor cleaner, tall white kitchen bags, black garbage bags, energy-saving light bulbs, backpacks, spiral notebooks, pens, folders, gift cards to fast food restaurants and retail stores, alarm clocks, AA, AAA, C, D batteries, weight scale, toilet paper, paper towel, pads/tampons, shaving cream, perfume, cologne, women/mens shavers, full-size shampoo and conditioners, deodorant, and combs and brushes, T-shirts, socks, underwear, sports bras, flashlights, lip balm, Lysol, toothpaste, toothbrushes, styling hair products, hand sanitizer and hand soap.
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The Umbrella Accessory Organizer would fit around the umbrella pole and hold a variety of picnic supplies, such as napkins and paper towels, utensils, glasses, condiment bottles, spices and more. The unit would organize picnic food and supplies in a neat, decorative fashion while ensuring that the items do not blow away or become infested with ants or other bugs. Easy and convenient to use, the interchangeable design could let the user pick which holders are needed. Umbrella Accessory Organizer would consist of a set of plastic circular holders that would be designed to fit around the pole of a standard patio umbrella. The set would include holders for the following items: paper towels, napkins, crudites, utensils, wine glasses, and trash bags. The paper-towel holder would hold two rolls of towels and come in two different designs.
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