CSU, Chico News

Surplus Furniture to be Donated to Nonprofits

Date: 02-22-2011

Joe Wills
Public Affairs

California State University, Chico’s Office of Property Management has been authorized to donate surplus property furniture to approved nonprofit organizations.

Available items include furniture such as desks, chairs, bookcases, filing cabinets and other miscellaneous office supplies.

The items are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Viewing and pick-up hours are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2, at 810 Oak St., Chico.

At the time of viewing, organizations need to provide the following items:

  • Personnel to lift and load selected furniture.
  • A vehicle to take all items selected by 11 a.m. Items will not be held for later pickup.
  • A release of liability form which will 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 sent prior to the viewing day by e-mail eaeden@csuchico.edu or faxed to 530-898-6166.

For people’s safety, appropriate footwear is required. No open-toe shoes or sandals will be permitted.

Nonprofits that wish to be added to a donation list to receive periodic e-mails about special donation events and available items can provide the University’s Property Management Office with an e-mail address by e-mailing eaeden@csuchico.edu.

Property Management can be contacted at 898-5176 with questions.