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Conveniently recycle your furniture & bikes (free C-U pickup August 9th)

The University YMCA is partnering with the Stephens Family YMCA to provide new, convenient ways for you to donate your furniture and bikes during the University YMCA’s 13th Annual Dump & Run, A Community Recycling Event. 

On Saturday, August 9th, the University YMCA will pick up your donated furniture or bikes from your home between the hours of 9am and 4pm. This free service will be offered by appointment only. Please use the link provided to schedule a time for the University YMCA to come and pick up your furniture or bike; or give us a call at 217-337-1500.
Additionally, on Saturday August 9th, the Stephens Family YMCA will set up a community recycling site for you to donate your furniture and bikes only. The recycling event will take place during the Stephens Family YMCA’s hours of operation on Saturday, August 9th.

August Collection Days will start on Wednesday, August 13th and end on Saturday, August, 16th. The Y will host the Dump & Run Sale on Saturday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 24th. Specific times and locations of the Collections and the Sale are listed below.

Dump & Run, A Community Recycling Event keeps at least 6 semi-trailers of reusable, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. Your donations help also people furnish their homes and obtain sustainable transportation at low cost during The Dump & Run Sale in the fall. Proceeds from the Dump & Run Sale benefit the Y’s cause for strengthening community.

Interested in volunteering? Sign up today! Volunteer 6+ hours and get first dibs on stuff at the volunteer pre-sale in August! For more information about Dump & Run, visit:

Furniture & Bike Pickup: Saturday, August 9th only
By appointment only. Please sign up online
for the University YMCA to come and pick up your donated item(s);
or give us a call at 217-337-1500)

Furniture & Bike Drop-Off: Saturday, August 9th only 
at the Stephens Family YMCA
2501 South Fields Drive | Champaign, IL 61822
Drop-off for ALL accepted donations (August 13-16)
at The U of I Stock Pavilion
1402 W. Pennsylvania Avenue | Urbana, IL 61801
Anyone can drop off any items at the U of I Stock Pavilion during August Collection Days, August 13-16. To see the list of items we accept and do not accept plus specific times of collection, please visit the Y’s Dump & Run page.

The Dump & Run Sale
(at the U of I Stock Pavilion, 1402 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Urbana)
Saturday, August 23:
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. $2 admission
U of I International Students get in free.
Sunday, August 24:
11:00am – 2:00 p.m.: $3 bag sale and 1/2 price furniture
2:30-4:00 p.m.: “Free sale”

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