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Move-In Collections Drive

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Event Description: A two-fold event collecting furnishing, housewares and move-in kit materials for United Way partners working to move people into permanent housing. 

Dates To Note:

          • June 13-20th- Furnish the Homeless Hosts Drive at UCLA
          • June 15-20th- Furniture and houseware deliveries made to partners, as available
          • June 20th- United Way Day of Action to assemble move-in kits (Location: TBD)
          • After June 20th- Kits available for pick up or delivery

 MOVE IN KITS

For United Way Day of Action (June 20), corporate partners will collect supplies at their offices and come together to sort and organize supplies that will be distributed to partners who are interested.

Collections will take place at corporate partners’ offices throughout the month, with location of sorting on June 20th to be determined.  Move-in kits can be delivered to or picked up can be arranged with any United Way partner. 

COLLECTIONS: Welcome Home Kit supplies (eg. toiletries, towels, plates, etc)

PARTNER REQUIREMENTS: Notify United Way of the number of kits you would ideally like to have (*actual distributions may depend on supplies and interest). Communicate with United Way staff to arrange delivery or pick up from downtown offices.

FURNITURE

UCLA Furnish the Homeless collections, students will be collecting new and like-new furnishings and housewares on and around the UCLA campus on June 13th- June 20th and will be delivering them directly to clients moving into new and turnover units.

Furniture collections will be made at and around UCLA campus by Furnish the Homeless, with deliveries being made to partners located through the County (preference for organizations within 15 miles of campus and/or organizations accepting multiple donations). 

COLLECTING: Gently Used Furnishings; Donated and Like New home goods (* No mattresses will be collected)

PARTNER REQUIREMENTS: Work with United Way to identify client needs and delivery addresses at minimum 1 week prior to the collection week. Communicate with United Way staff leading up to and on the delivery date. Have staff (when applicable) available to accept delivery. All organizations welcome to email interest, preference for organizations within 15-20 miles of campus or accepting multiple donations

 

If you are interested in this great opportunity for move-in supplies and kits, please email me (ebradley@unitedwayla.org) no later than May 23rd

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