Chuck it for Charity

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We are celebrating Chuck it for charity's 10th anniversary! Join us by volunteering next year!

Over the past 10 years, we have collected and donated over 139 TONS of stuff! 

Chuck it for Charity is an annual event that occurs every Spring semester during the first and second week of May. Join us in 2019!

Chuck it for Charity 2018 stats: 20.5 TONS of "stuff" collected!

Chuck It for Charity is a partnership between Sustainable Campus and University Housing to collect all the “stuff” that is usually left behind during student move-out after the Spring semester. The material is weighed, sorted, and redistributed to Tallahassee community agencies in support of their work and the people they help. 

Where can I donate?

Blue collection bins: Located in ALL residence hall lobbies. Stay tuned for Spring 2019 bin distribution dates.            

Other campus drop-off spots: 

  • The Center for Leadership and Social Change (Dunlap)
  • Bridge Lounge (Oglesby Union)

I live off campus -  where can I drop off my donations?

Check with your local community organizations and determine their donation needs.

Big Brother Big Sisters of the Big Bend


What can be donated?

Category Items that can be donated!
Books Textbooks, novels, magazines

Clothing, shoes (tie or tape them together), costumes, bags, hangers.
NO undergarments.

Toiletries UNOPENED shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, deodorant, soap/body wash, lotion, tissues, toilet paper.
School supplies Paper, pens/pencils/markers, folders/binders, lab supplies, poster boards, art supplies, cork/dry erase boards.  
Cleaning supplies OK if opened - Mops, brooms, vacuums, cleaning solutions, wipes, paper towels, sponges.

Sheets, pillows, towels.

NO egg crates

Food UNOPENED food, canned goods, bottled water, paper/plastic products, utensils.
Electronics Printers, alarm clocks, batteries, radios, light bulbs
Room decor Small appliances, plastic storage bins, rugs, desk/floor lamps, mirrors, baskets, shelves/bookcases, frames.
Bicycles / bicycle gear Please email us at to donate.
Legacy Sort
Legacy Priority
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