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Swap for Good

Store Dates and Times: May 13, May 20, & May 27. Drop off donations between 9:30-11:00 am and shop from 11:00-3:00 pm.

Swap for Good is a FREE, campus-wide clothing swap in which donations from all over campus are pooled in a pop-up thrift shop! Students are welcome to donate their clothes on Friday mornings during weeks seven, eight, and nine of the spring quarter. Later in the day, the SCU community can shop and exchange clothes on the lawn between Kenna Hall and Benson Memorial Center. Clothing is recycled throughout campus and extra items are donated to Hope Services, a local nonprofit that provides services to those with developmental disabilities. A nationwide movement, Swap for Good focuses on providing a more economic and environmentally friendly alternative to buying new clothes for students and staff while simultaneously serving the needs of local community organizations.

Special thanks to our partners: Retail Management Institute, students of ENVS 95 (Sustainable Living Undergraduate Research Project - SLURP), and The GREEN Club who collaborated on this event, and to the SCU community for your donations that made it a success.
 

Swap for Good is a pop-up thrift shop that encourages students, staff, and faculty members to practice mindful consumption by donating and exchanging clothing items. Everything is free! Any items left over at the end of the day will be donated to the local nonprofit Hope Services.

You can drop off clothing, shoes, and accessories on the lawn between Kenna Hall and Benson Memorial Center between 9:30-11:00 am. The SCU community is welcome to shop the pop-up thrift store from 11:00-3:00 pm. The Swap for Good pop-up store will be open on May 13, 20, & 27. Gift your used clothing and thrift something new!

The Swap for Good pop-up is open on May 13, 20, & 27. Drop off donations between 9:30-11:00 am and shop from 11:00-3:00 pm.

 

You can drop off clothing, shoes, and accessories on the lawn between Kenna Hall and Benson Memorial Center between 9:30-11:00 am.

Swap for Good is a pop-up clothing swap that contributes to the share economy. We encourage participants to take one less item than they donated to create a surplus of clothing for our beneficiary, Hope Services. Thrifting clothing also reduces textile waste generated by the fashion industry and allows us as shoppers to buy and consume less, which saves money for our wallet and helps the planet!

Swap for Good is partnering with HOPE Services, a local non-profit which provides services to those with developmental disabilities. It delivers a range of employment and job training programs, developmental activities, professional counseling, children's services (age 0-3), senior services, and community living services and mobility training for over 2,500 children, adults and seniors. Hope Services will collect donation items to be resold at their HOPE Station store in Fremont (39418 Fremont Blvd), or at the chain of Savers thrift stores throughout California. Proceeds from the HOPE Station Store directly benefit HOPE clients with job training, job placement and independent living services.

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