Clothing and Household Drive: Preparing for Clothing and Household Swap

The Pride Center and Student Government Association are hosting a Clothing and Household Drive to prepare for the Clothing and Household Swap on March 26, 2020. You can bring clean gently used clothing for all ages, kitchen, décor, sports and small household items, and brown grocery bags to campus so volunteers can pack to prepare for the Clothing and Household Swap taking place on March 26. Curbside drop off at the University Union can be arranged by contacting Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu. Renew and reuse your great stuff or volunteer to pack for 30 minutes if you have time!

Inclusive Excellence and Pride Updates

Inclusive Excellence and Pride announcements:

  • The Inclusivity Health and Art Fair is on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many vendors, giveaways, free massages, aromatherapy, chiropractors, martial arts demonstration and more! Something for everyone! Free and open to the public.
  • The UW-Green Bay Clothing and Household Swap is on Thursday, Mar. 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Employees, students and alumni are welcome. Come select books, clothing, toys, sporting goods, media, kitchen and decor. Donations of clean and working items can be brought to the Pride Center, or to RH 140 Campus Cupboard donation room. Want to volunteer to set up the Swap? Contact Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu.
  • Did you know that over 3200 individuals have taken SAFE Ally training since 2013? Want to learn how to be a great LGBTQ+ ally? Register for the next SAFE Ally training on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019. Level 1 is from 10 a.m. to noon, and will be taught by two interns who will provide insights on transgender topics along with the SAFE Ally training, Level 2 will be taught by Stacie Christian from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Please RSVP at christis@uwgb.edu.

Bi-Annual Clothing and Household Swap is next week

The biannual Clothing and Household Swap is next week, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in Phoenix Rooms A and B of the University Union. All students and employees are invited to come select any items for free. The Pride Center is seeking donations of paper shopping bags, kitchen and household items, small end tables and chairs, lamps, and clothing of all sizes/season in good condition. Priority items are winter clothing and kitchen items. Donations can be dropped off in the Phoenix Rooms on Sept. 13, or in the Pride Center. Volunteers are needed Tuesday, Sept. 13 to help set items on tables for the swap on Sept. 14. Show up to help when you are available. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Reminder: Swap session today in University Union


The UWGB clothing and household swap, coordinated by the Pride Center, is Thursday, Oct. 8, from 11 am to 3 pm in the University Union Phoenix Room. Several hundred students and employees have participated in the previous two swaps. Any items that are left, are brought to two homeless shelters and some items are selected for the Campus Cupboard. Questions? Please contact Stacie Christian.

Next UWGB clothing and household swap is Oct. 8

The next UWGB clothing and household swap is set for next Thursday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Union’s Phoenix Room. Organizer Stacie Christian says several hundred students and employees have participated in the previous two swaps. The collection of donations has already started, but if possible, please bring your donations on the morning of Oct. 8 before 11 a.m. Volunteers will be available to collect your items from your car at curbside at the University Union circle that day between 8 and 9 a.m. Items in demand are clean clothing, including clothing for children and especially cold-weather clothing, household items, sporting goods, books, toys, kitchen items, towels and linens, and furniture/lamps that can fit into a station wagon. Any items remaining are brought to two homeless shelters and some items are selected for the Campus Cupboard. Questions? Please contact Stacie Christian.

Reminder: Big swap on Thursday

Remember to stop by the plaza outside the University Union (and above the Student Services Building) Thursday, anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for the free household and clothing swap organized by the Pride Center. You don’t need to donate to claim an item. The event is billed as both a recycling opportunity and a chance to help those in need.
 

Reminder: Next Clothing/Household Swap is Thursday

The next UW-Green Bay all-campus Clothing and Household Swap is this Thursday (May 7) from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The event will take place, weather permitting on the rooftop plaza outside the Cloud Commons area of the University Union. Donations of gently used clothing of all sizes (including children’s’ clothing), general household, sports and small to medium furniture are still welcome. Especially seeking shorts and t-shirts, kitchenware, sheets and professional clothing, but everything is welcome including winter items. Both students and employees are welcome to come pick up free items. You do not need to donate in order to participate. Donations may be dropped off in advance in the Pride Center in UU 153, or preferably on the day of the event. Volunteers will be in the University Union entrance at the circle from 8 to 10 a.m. for an easy drop-off of your donations on the day of the event. Think green, and come to this great social event! “Over 350 people served at the last swap, we are hoping for more on May 7. See you there!” For more information, contact Stacie Christian at christis@uwgb.edu.
 

Next campus clothing and household swap is May 7

The next UW-Green Bay all-campus Clothing and Household Swap is planned for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday (May 7). This event will be outside on the Student Services rooftop plaza adjacent to the University Union. Donations of gently used clothing of all sizes (including childrens’ clothing), general household, sports and small to medium furniture are welcome. Especially seeking shorts and t-shirts, kitchenware, sheets and professional clothing, but everything is welcome including winter items. Both students and employees are welcome to come pick up free items. You do not need to donate in order to participate. Donations may be dropped off in advance in the Pride Center in UU 153, or preferably on the day of the event. Volunteers will be in the University Union entrance at the circle from 8-10 a.m. for an easy drop off of your donations on the day of the event. Think green, and come to this great social event! Over 350 people served at the last swap, and organizers are hoping for more on May 7. See you there! For more information, contact Stacie Christian.

Thank you for swapping, and donating!

Clothing and Household Swap

By appearances it seemed there was plenty to choose from at the clothing and household swap Wednesday and Thursday (Feb. 11 and 12). Some items were also selected for the Pride Center food and essentials cupboard drive for all UWGB students. This event was sponsored by the Pride Center, SGA, and SAGA. They thank you for your donations!