End-of-the-Year Drive Requests Donations Through May 21

In spring cleaning mode? Boxes are available at drop-off points in stairwell areas of the University parking garage, DeNaples first and second floors and near the ATM entrance. Larger donations will be accepted at Arrupe House.
students holding decorated moving boxes
Volunteers set the stage for the end-of-the-year drive collection with boxes, paint and a little creative messaging. Shown, 2023 student volunteers with their creations.

The University of Scranton's annual End of the Year Drive collects items that students would normally discard at the end of the academic year. Donated items will be sent to Friends of the Poor, Royals Restore Food Pantry, Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, St. Francis of Assisi, United Neighborhood Centers' Angel's Attic and more.

Accepted items include clothing, household items, new and opened cleaning products, small appliances, lamps, decor, hangers, bedding, towels, non-perishable food, working electronics, school and office supplies including new and used books, toys/sporting goods, clothes-drying racks, games, bulletin boards, rugs and plants. Additional items to donate are listed at this webpage.

Donation boxes will be in all residence halls, the parking garage and the DeNaples Center beginning Thursday, May 4 - 21.

Donations can also be dropped off directly to Arrupe House, 400 Clay Avenue between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day or in donation boxes in the parking garage or DeNaples Center. Beds, large furniture (couches, cloth chairs, desks, bean bag chairs,) mattresses, egg crate mattress pads, bed pillows, reading pillows with arms, undergarments, stuffed animals, televisions, bed risers, printers or items that are broken will not be accepted.

The annual drive is coordinated by The Center for Service & Social Justice, DeNaples 205B.

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