Donate Clothes, Housewares by Nov. 10 for Annual Thrifting Event

October 31, 2023 | News, UToday, Student Affairs
By Staff



With the arrival of the fall-winter chill, The University of Toledo is again rallying for donations to support fellow Rockets in need.

Building on the success of last year’s event, the Center for Advocacy and Student Experience, the Office of Multicultural Student Success and the Honors College are gearing up for the annual “Thrifting in Trimble” event, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Thompson Student Union Trimble Lounge.

Photos of UToledo students at a Thrifting in Trimble event.

The annual “Thrifting in Trimble” event, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Thompson Student Union Trimble Lounge.

The Thrifting in Trimble event has become a beloved tradition on campus and offers students the opportunity to shop for free clothes and housewares, ensuring that they stay warm and comfortable throughout the winter season.

“We are thrilled to bring back Thrifting in Trimble,” said Aleiah Jones, associate director of OMSS. “It’s heartening to see the University community come together to support our students in such a tangible way.”

The success of Thrifting in Trimble heavily depends on the generosity of donors. New or gently used, clean items are welcomed, and they can be dropped off during regular business hours at the following locations:

•  Thompson Student Union Room 2500 (OMSS)

•  Thompson Student Union Room 2518 (CASE)

•  University Hall Room 3603 (Vice President of Student Affairs)

•  University Health Center Main Entrance (Counseling Center)

•  MacKinnon Hall Lobby

•  Honors Academic Village Lobby

•  Nitschke Hall Room 1040 (Shah Center)

•  Ottawa West Lobby

•  Collier Building Main Lobby

•  Mulford Library First Floor Lobby

For those with a large donation, call 419-530-HELP (4357) to schedule a pick-up.

Donations will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 10. If you have any questions or need further information, email Aleiah Jones at Aleiah.Jones@utoledo.edu.

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