Cornell's Dump & Run program collects items from students leaving campus in May, and resells them to students moving in each August. In addition to diverting tons of reusable items from the waste stream, the annual Dump & Run sale raises more than $50,000 a year for local charitable organizations.
Clothing & shoes
Furniture & organizational units
Working appliances & electronics
Household items (dishes, coat hangers, etc.)
Decorations & toys
We cannot accept donations of mattresses, underwear, trash, anything broken, or opened food packaging.
On-campus collection box locations:
All undergraduate residential buildings
All graduate housing communities
Sororities & Fraternities
RPCC & Appel Commons
Anabel Taylor Hall
Willard Straight Hall
Humphrey's Service Building
Live off campus? We can pick up donations beginning May 14. Please email email@example.com with at least three days notice to set up an appointment.
This year's Dump & Run sale will take place during Orientation Weekend – Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24 – in Helen Newman Gym on North Campus. The sale is free and open to the entire Cornell and Ithaca communities. Please check back for sale hours and details.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.