Donation Drive Requests

Only approved and registered JHU student groups/organizations may request to hold a donation drive in the residential buildings. Student Groups interested in hosting a donation drive in the residence halls must submit their request in writing at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the drive to [email protected] and must include:

  • Organization Name
  • Main point of contact with email address & telephone number
  • Advisor’s name & contact information
  • List of items to be collected
  • Desired collection locations (please see list below)
  • Desired dates and times of collections

Housing will review requests and respond within 3 business days.

The following are items that will not be allowed to be collected during the drive:

  • Perishable Food
  • Food items that are opened/partially used
  • Open laundry soap, cleaning supplies or toiletries

Once approved, the following must be adhered to:

  • At least one student must be present during the approved donation collection times.
  • If clothing items are being collected, it is highly recommended that students wear gloves while collecting the items.
  • The student organization is responsible for all advertising related to the drive.
  • The organization is responsible for removing all of the collection items at the end of each donation collection period.
  • Unmanned donation collection bins are no longer allowed.
  • All donation collections must end by 8 PM.

Below are the locations where students can conduct the donation drives.

AMR I: Lobby or Patio (inside security gates)
AMR II: Blue Jay Lounge or Patio (inside security gates)
AMR III: Patio
Bradford: Near front steps or Side parlor rooms
Charles Commons: Charles Street Lobby or 3rd floor bridge near entry turnstiles, across from key dropbox
Homewood: Patio or lobby area just inside main entry door
McCoy: Lobby or Patio near the common area emergency exit doors
Wolman: Lobby or Sidewalk just outside of main door

Questions? Please contact the Housing Facilities Office at 410-516-7962 or [email protected].