Surplus Furniture Donations to Nonprofits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 08-01-2011

Joe Wills
Public Affairs
530-898-4143

The Office of Property Management at California State University, Chico has been authorized to donate surplus furniture to approved nonprofit organizations. Available items include furniture such as desks, chairs, bookcases, filing cabinets, bedroom dressers, bed frames, lamps and miscellaneous office supplies.

The items are available on a first come, first served basis. Viewing and pick-up hours are 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 810 Oak St., Suite 100, Chico.

At the time of viewing, your organization needs to provide:

•       Personnel to lift and load selected items.

•       A vehicle to take all items selected by 11 a.m. Items will not be held for later pick up.

•       A release of liability form which can be obtained through the Property Management Office the day of the viewing. This form specifies that CSU, Chico is donating surplus items to nonprofits with a 501(c3) status.

•       The organization must also provide the Property Management Office with a copy of its 501(c3) form. The form can be e-mailed or faxed prior to the viewing day to eaeden@csuchico.edu or fax 530-898-6166.

For your safety, appropriate footwear is required.  No open toes shoes or sandals will be permitted.

Nonprofits that wish to be added to the donation list used to send periodic e-mails about special donation events and available items can provide us with their e-mail address by e-mailing eaeden@csuchico.edu.

The University’s Property Management Office can be contacted at 898-5176.

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