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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

NEWS RELEASE

News Bureau Schofield Hall 201 Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
fax: (715) 836-2900

UW-Eau Claire Students to Participate in Program
Promoting Donation of Household Items 

MAILED: May 9, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE  University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students are again being encouraged to donate clothes, household items and usable furniture when they move from their off-campus houses later this month.
         The second annual "Don't Dump It/Donate It" program is slated for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, May 17, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 25.
         Students are again encouraged to bring items to donate to UW-Eau Claire's Water Street parking lot on the corner of Second Avenue and Water Street. In addition to household and clothing items, students can donate non-perishable and unopened boxed or canned food, which will be given to local food pantries.
         The program is a cooperative effort of the UW-Eau Claire Student Environmental Health Association, the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, the City of Eau Claire, the UW-Eau Claire Parking and Transportation Services Office, Goodwill industries, UW-Eau Claire Student Senate, Chippewa Valley Apartment Association, Northern Thunder, the Third Ward Neighborhood Association and the Historic Randall Park Neighborhood Association.
         If students have items to donate but cannot participate on the designated days, they can contact one of the following organizations:

         For students who have unwanted items that are not in good enough condition to donate, there will be daily curbside garbage pick up May 17-May 25 (except Sunday, May 19) in two areas with significant student populations.
         Area Boundary One includes:

         Call the City-County Health Department at (715) 836-4718 with questions about the donation program or the garbage pick up.

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UW-Eau Claire Home  News Bureau
Judy Berthiaume
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 201
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: May 9, 2002