Give it, don’t bin it this summer with Pop Swap

MA Give It Dont Bin it.jpgGive It, Don’t Bin It is a Manchester Metropolitan University and city-wide campaign which encourages you to donate your clothes, books, electricals and unopened, non-perishable food to charity to help those in need.

When students move out of accommodation, they can simply drop unwanted items at a local donation bank to donate to the British Heart Foundation and Manchester Central Food Bank.

This term Give It, Don’t Bin It are joining forces with Pop Swap our termly clothing & book swap to save even more from the bin and give staff and students the opportunity to swap unloved items before they are donated. Having a clear out why not drop of any unwanted items and we will donate it to help those in need.

Join us on Wednesday 24th May for an afternoon of swapping from 12.30 – 2.30pm in Room 1.22 Business School. More information here: http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/bigimpact//events/detail/index.php?id=5119

Your items go to the British Heart Foundation and Manchester Central Foodbank to raise funds and redistribute food to the people who need it.

Last year staff and students donated an amazing 124 tonnes of items to the British Heart Foundation (BHF), which raised a massive £230,723 to help support lifesaving research and treatments. Students also donated the equivalent of 1360 meals, which helped local people experiencing food poverty.

For more information about the campaign, visit: www.giveitdontbinit.co.uk