Give & Go 2011
Give & Go is an opportunity to donate things you do not want when moving out instead of throwing them away. This year's Give & Go will run from May 4th to May 8th between 11am and 4pm. There will be tents in most residence hall quads and in some apartment complexes. Give & Go is also a great opportunity to pick up some volunteer hours before the year runs out.
Many different kinds of items will be accepted including office supplies, bedding, unopened toiletries, laundry detergent, furniture, rugs, appliances, unopened food, and shoes. The items will be distributed to over twenty local charities that will pass the items on to people in need.
More information can be found at http://giveandgo.uconn.edu
Give & Go 2010
Thank you to everyone who helped make 2010 a record-breaking year for Give & Go! Check out these impressive numbers...
14,137 lbs of donations diverted from the dumpsters by...
300+ volunteers (logging 750+ hours) at...
15 different collection points!
Moreover, 23 different Connecticut non-profit organizations and town agencies received donations from the program.
Major categories of donations included:
3,509 lbs of furniture
3,420 lbs of area rugs
2,051 lbs of appliances
1,674 lbs of clothing & shoes
1,155 lbs of non-perishable foods
Questions about the event? Interested in getting involved in 2011?
Call the Office of Environmental Policy at 486-5773!
Donations were sent to:
Abundant Life Community Church
Chamber of Commerce
Habitat for Humanity
Access Community Action- Food Bank
United Services Domestic Violence Program
Mansfield Human Services
Mansfield Youth Services
Tri-Town Shelter Serivces
Covenant Soup Kitchen
Holy Family Home & Shelter
United Baptist Church -- Ashford Food Bank
Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (WAIM)
RJ Kinsella Magnet School
N o Freeze Homeless Shelter
You can also read about us in the news!
One Student's Trash is Another Person's Treasure
(CT DEP Pollution Prevention View -- Summer 2010)
We offer these threads, needles (Editorial)
(The Willimantic Chronicle- May 17, 2010)
Give & Go Takes Student Move-Out Donations
(Daily Campus -- April 23, 2010)
A glimpse at Give & Go 2009
Click here to view news articles from Give & Go 2009
Click here to view the Give & Go 2009 page
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