Penn students aren’t the only ones leaving their goods behind for charity.
University of Delaware’s fifth consecutive “UDon’t Need It?” student move-out program begins today.
What began as a way to deal with the dorm furnishing castoffs has since evolved into a very charitable event.
“A large amount of the captured furnishings and home goods are put into the hands of people who need them,” Assistant University Secretary Deb Hoff said in a release.
The program started accepting student deliveries today, and these items will be offered to local charities before being sold to the general public beginning Tuesday, May 31.
Co-coordinator, Carol Houck, Assistant to the City Manager, says that the program has been successful reducing the amount of reusable items that end up in landfills and in providing the less fortunate with things they need.
The City of Newark website has the drop-off and sale times. Don’t think you can just roll up and unload your junk. Anyone looking to unload needs a student ID.