MIT Mystery Hunt 2020
Pay It Forward Scavenger Hunt

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Perform any charitable tasks on this list to earn points. The number of points required to complete the scavenger hunt is equal to your registered team size. Some tasks can be done more than once. See individual descriptions for details and limits.

Come to the donation drop-off room in West Lounge to complete the scavenger hunt and verify your charitable tasks! What will you get in return? The warm feeling of having done something good!

Donation drop-off at West Lounge in the Stratton Student Center is open from 1pm to 9pm on Friday, and 8am to 9pm on Saturday. Remote-only teams may substitute equivalent local donations and email a summary with confirmation/photos to Make sure to complete your scavenger hunt before 9pm Saturday!

Questions? Ask our Scavenger Hunt staff at West Lounge or call us at ###-###-####.

Charity Charitable Task Points Limit
Animal Rescue League of Boston Create a small bird house, bring to West Lounge 4 per birdhouse 12 points max
It Gets Better Project Submit a video for the project, show your confirmation email at West Lounge 4 per submission 12 points max
MIT Puzzle Club Submit clue for History Hunt campus tour at 4 per clue 12 points max
Operation Gratitude Bring 2 pages of paper and 2 postage stamps to West Lounge. We will have instructions for writing thank-you notes to military/veterans 1 per 2 notes 15 points max
Cambridge House Bring 2 pages of cardstock/paper, make 2 birthday cards for seniors at West Lounge 1 per 2 cards 5 points max
The Environment Trash Pick-up: Pick up one grocery bag worth of trash and take a selfie for verification at West Lounge 1 per bag 12 points max
Cranes for a Cure Fold origami cranes using 6” or 3” square paper. Please keep cranes folded (not opened up). Bring to West Lounge 1 per 20 cranes 15 points max
Animal Rescue League of Boston Knit or crochet a security blanket for a medium sized dog or cat. Bring to West Lounge. 10 per blanket 30 points max
American Rescue Crafters Connect Knit or crochet a Joey Pouch for an Australian rescue kangaroo. Instructions can be found here: Bring to West Lounge 5 per pouch 20 points max
Food Bank Canned food donation, bring to West Lounge 1 per 4 cans 12 points max
Rosie's Place Clothing or reusable bags donation, bring items in good condition to West Lounge 1 per 4 items 12 points max
Cradles to Crayons Toy donation, bring a new toy in original packaging to West Lounge 1 per toy 12 points max
More Than Words Book donation, bring to West Lounge 1 per 2 books 12 points max
Left Out Write In Any charitable donation or activism. Show proof (email or photo) at West Lounge 3 per act 6 points max

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