Used book fair (our 7th annual sale!)
Friday, November 30 and Monday, December 3
Bush Room (Bldg. 10-105) and Lobby 10
The Community Giving at MIT Used Book Fair was a best seller, raising $3,800 for the MIT Community Service Fund and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley.
Secret Santa for Seniors gift collection: Now-December 14
We've partnered with the MIT Office of Government and Community Relations and the Cambridge Police Department to organize a Secret Santa for Seniors who live in Cambridge. Would your department like to participate in this collection? We can provide a tote for your department and we'll pick up the items from your department.
Donation suggestions: socks, slippers, hats and gloves, sweaters, Boston sports items, blankets, bathrobes, dish towels, large print books, gift cards, chocolate, tea, jams, crackers, hard candy, lip balm, cough drops, candy canes. All NEW items, please. Gifts do not need to be gift wrapped.
Collection for men and women's winter clothing, linens, and towels
Friday, November 30-Monday, December 17
Please drop off gently used clothing, linens, and towels. Larger sizes especially needed.
Location of collection totes:
Items collected during this drive will be donated to CASPAR Emergency Services Center. CASPAR is an MIT community partner and provides services to those affected by substance abuse disorders in Cambridge and Somerville.
Cell phone donation: Ongoing collection
Drop off or send your used or broken cell phone to the Community Services Office, Room E19-432. Phones will be refurbished and donated to Community Advocacy Program (CAP), a partnership of community health centers for victims of dating and domestic violence. To date, MIT has donated 237 cell phones.