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Dump and Run keeps multiple semi-trailers worth of used, but quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and consumer waste, saves space in landfills, lowers dumping costs for certified housing and apartments, provides inexpensive items for folks to purchase in the fall - and acts as a major fundraiser for the University YMCA.

Want to shop early? Volunteer 6+ hours for first dibs during the August pre-sale! Sign up now to volunteer or learn more by visiting our Dump & Run: Volunteer page.

May Collection Days:

Drop-off for ALL accepted donations
Monday - Saturday: May 11-16 from 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday: May 18-22 from 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

at The University YMCA
1001 S. Wright Street, Champaign, IL

Anyone can drop off any items at the U of I Stock Pavilion during August Collection Days

August 2015 Collection Days (at U of I Stock Pavilion):

August 12-15
1402 W. Pennsylvania, Urbana, IL


Saturday, August 22, 2015:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $2 admission
International U of I Students get in free.
Sunday, August 23, 2015:
11:00am - 2:00 p.m.: $3 bag sale and 1/2 price furniture
2:30-4:00 p.m.: "Free sale"

What can I donate?

We collect furniture, dishes, glassware, pots & pans, small household appliances, computers, electronics, bicycles, office & school supplies, nearly-new clothing, books, toiletries, lawn & garden, artwork, vinyl & cds, musical instruments, sporting equipment & other household goods.

We do NOT collect televisions, paint, child/infant car seats, stoves, washers, dryers, non-working electronics & computer parts, sleeper sofas, mattresses, televisions, or large exercise equipment.

The University YMCA reserves the right to refuse any donation offered, based on but not limited to, its size, weight, and condition.

Where can I drop off items during August Collection Days?

The U of I Stock Pavilion at 1402 W. Pennsylvania

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Where is the sale located?

The U of I Stock Pavilion at 1402 W. Pennsylvania

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