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Goodbye, Goodbuy! Fall Sale Volunteering

by Goodbye Goodbuy!

University Wide Event Community Service Sustainability

Fri, Aug 13, 2021 9:00 AM –

Fri, Aug 20, 2021 7:00 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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RIT Campus- various locations

1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, NY 14623, United States

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Volunteer Procedure:

  • If volunteering, you will receive an email the evening before your shift detailing what time and place you are asked to meet at.
  • Volunteers must check in with a Captain. Captains will assign tasks to volunteers based on preferences and needs for the day.
  • Safety is our priority! All volunteers are required to wear close-toed shoes. Work gloves and vests will be provided.
  • Interpreting services may be requested by volunteers for their shift through myaccess.rit.edu

Volunteer tasks:

Early in the week, volunteers will assist with sale set up. Later, they will help restock the sales floor, check out customers, and make deliveries. 

 

About Goodbye, Goodbuy!

Every year, RIT students throw out over 100 tons of goods during move-out. The following fall, incoming students purchase the same items. The cycle continues, and usable items sit in landfills. We set out to change this cycle, and reduce waste!

A Move-Out Collection, and a Move-In Sale

Spring Collection, May 7th - May 16th, 2021: Students donate their unwanted items as they move out. Collection points are located in dorm lounges and near dumpsters at RIT apartments. Items collected are appropriately sorted to be donated to local non-proifts or to be stored over the summer for the fall sale.

Fall Sale, August 16th - 20rd, 2021: The Goodbye, Goodbuy sale provides students with a variety of goods for thrift store prices. The proceeds from the sale go to funding Goodbye, Goodbuy! for the following year, and to other sustainability projects at RIT.

Questions? Contact ggrit@rit.edu!

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