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Community Outreach

Give and Go SPRING 2014

Starting Wednesday, May 7 2013 from 12pm-4pm
Thursday and Friday, May 8 & 9 from 10am-4pm (All locations)
Saturday, May 10 from 10am-4pm (limited number of locations)
Sunday, May 11 2014 from 10:00AM - 4:00PM- Items can be dropped off at the Tentative location: Ratcliffe Hicks Building & Arena off Route 195- near the UConn Dairy Bar.

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Collections totals by year since 2009 and some of the major categories:

Pounds collected each year Pounds collected of major items

Total collection is approximately 52137 pounds

The Give and Go Program was established in 2009 to meet the following goals:

  1. Reduce the amount of waste removed from campus during the week of move out.
  2. To create involvement opportunities and streamline donation procedures for students.
  3. To assist local nonprofit agencies with the goods collected.


Tentative Drop-Off Locations from May 7 – May 11

On Campus (Wednesday-Friday) Off Campus (TBD)
Alumni* North 1 Celeron Apartments
10:00am – 3:00pm
Busby Suites North 2  
Charter Oak* Northwest  
East Shippee / Buckley  
Hilltop Dorms* South*  
Garrigus Suites Towers  
Towers West / CT Commons  
Hilltop Apartments Ratcliffe Building & Arena**  
* Also open for drop off on Saturday (Weather pending)
** Also open for drop off on Sunday

Accepted Items

  • Household Goods
  • Toiletries
  • Mini Vacuums
  • Toys
  • Bikes
  • Office Supplies
  • Toasters
  • Shoes
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Bedding & Linens Towels
  • Nonperishable Food
  • Furniture Futons Fans
  • Mini drawer sets
  • Lamps
  • Rugs
  • Sporting Goods
  • Appliances
  • Detergents
  • Books/Notebooks

The following agencies have been recipients of the items collected during Give & Go:

  • Glastonbury Junior Women’s Club
  • Holy Family Home and Shelter (Willimantic, CT)
  • Tri-Town Shelter (Rockville, CT)
  • Covenant Soup Kitchen (Willimantic, CT)
  • Cornerstone Shelter (Rockville, CT)
  • Habitat ReStore (Hartford, CT)
  • Mansfield Human Services
  • MACC Charities (Manchester, CT)
  • Mansfield Youth Services
  • Tabor House (Hartford, CT)
  • Domestic Violence Shelter (Willimantic, CT)
  • Abundant Life Community Church (Willimantic, CT)
  • Ashford Food Bank (Ashford, CT)
  • Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (Willimantic, CT)
  • Salvation Army (Hartford, CT)
  • ACCESS Food Bank (Willimantic, CT)
  • Camp Horizons (South Windham, CT)
  • Fresh Start (Hartford, CT)
  • RJ Kinsella Magnet School (Hartford, CT)
  • No Freeze Project (Willimantic, CT)
  • Hartford Public Library (Hartford, CT)
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • United Services Domestic Violence Program

Give & Go Supporters

  • Department of Residential Life
  • Department of Student Activities
  • Office of Environmental Policy
  • EcoHusky
  • Town of Mansfield
  • Green Grads
  • Department of Dining Services
  • Alumni Association
  • Off Campus Student Services
  • ConnPIRG
  • EcoHouse
  • Learning Community
  • Central Stores
  • Transportation Services

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