End of the Year Drive
The University of Scranton's annual End of the Year Drive collects all the items that students would normally discard at the end of the academic year. A team of more than 30 underclassman undertake the effort to collect, sort and distribute the donations, volunteering to stay on campus after final exams. Donations are given to area agencies in need such as Friends of the Poor, United Neighborhood Centers, Community Invention Center, Clarks Summit State Hospital, Headstart, and Safety Net.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER FINALS !
The drive begin the first weekend of May and continues through Graduation.
What we Take...
From the kitchen:
food (canned and unopened packaged goods)
pots, pans, utensils, plastic containers (Rubbermaid, Tupperware, etc.)
Small working appliances like microwaves, toasters, etc.
new and opened cleaning products, brooms, dustpans, working vacuums
From your closet:
Men & Women's clothing - clean and in good condition
We'll take your leftover laundry detergent too!
Toiletries: new and open shampoos, lotions, soap, all that stuff!
School and office supplies, including books (new and used)!
Household items and small furniture:
small appliances, bookcases, desks, tables, chairs, lamps, sheets, towels, blankets, comforters, rugs in good condition
Sporting goods, games, movies, toys, clothes drying racks, bulletin boards, plants.
In other words: We take almost anything,
but we cannot accept large furniture (including beds, couches and living room chairs) and anything broken or dirty. No pillows, mattresses or mattress pads, or underwear.
**Please donate items you would want to receive in a time of need. ***