Loyola University Maryland

Center for Community Service and Justice (CCSJ)

Collections and Donations

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Make a Donation

When you click "Donate," you can designate your contribution for a favorite CCSJ program, like: 

  • Encounter El Salvador
  • Project U.S.
  • Spring Break Outreach
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Beans and Bread
  • Presence for Christmas

Or General Fund that makes our work possible!


CCSJ organizes two campus-wide collection programs:

Other campus collection programs:
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, contact the Military Science Department at rotc@loyola.edu
  • Thanksgiving Food Drive, contact SGA’s Director of Community Relations at jlrestivo@loyola.edu
Former CCSJ collection program:


For ways to use your resources for the greater good, check out our list of socially responsible purchasing ideas.

To donate specific items that do not fit the CCSJ- run collection programs listed above, consider the following alternative collection programs outlined below.


Have a lot of batteries? Why not donate them to CCSJ office?


The Book Thing puts uwanted books into the hands of those who want them. You can drop off books 24/7. Whether it's a children's book, a how to, or European literature. The Book Thing will take it.

The Book Thing Of Baltimore, Inc.
3001 Vineyard Lane
Baltimore, MD 21218


For vehicle donations visit www.v-dac.com or call 1-877-99-8322 for more information.

Used Clothing

Deposit any clothing in Loyola's on campus St. Vincent de Paul's clothing bin located in Gardens (Bellarmine Hall). Sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul.

Dress Clothes

Are you really going to wear that again? If not, donate your dress clothes to Dress For Success you can either visit http://www.dressforsuccess.org/home.aspx or email product@dressforsuccess.org to find out more information.

Construction Material

Help Habitat for Humanity! Donate construction materials.Chech out the guidelines for donations at www.chesapeakerestore.org/donate/ Drop of location is at the Baltimore Restore store on:

505 Kane Sreet
Baltimore, MD 21224

For more information call 410-633-0505.


Too much technology stored within your home? Try sending any unwanted electronics to Green disk, an electronic recycling service. For more information visit http://www.greendisk.com/


Making room for new furniture? Donate, any unwanted good condition furniture to Habitat for Humanity, of the Chesapeake, to help furnish families homes. For drop-off location, guidelines, or how to have your items picked up visit http://www.chesapeakerestore.org/donate/index.php?gclid=CljFrteGxakCFYHb4AodhX60w or call 410-633-0506.


Have any old glasses that are of no more use to you? Glasses that are just sitting in their case waiting to be used? Well, donate
them to Lions Clubs International. Visit http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/our-work/sight-programs/eyeglass-recycling/how-you-can-help.php to find out more information on where and how to send your unwanted glasses to someone who needs them.

Medical Products

MedShare accepts any unused, unexpired medical supplies. Find more information (and list of acceptable products) at http://www.medshare.org/donate/medical-product-donations?gclid=CMDm7-iCxakCFYje4AodwVvYOw

Musical Instruments

Ethos is able to lend musical instruments for free to low-income students. Visit www.ethos.org/donate or call Ethos' Instrument
Coordinator at 503-283- 8467, Ext. 104.


"Changing the world, one pair at a Time." Sole 4 Shoes distributes shoes to people in need all over the world. Visit www.soles4souls.org to get more information on how to donate shoes. 


Collected too much hotel soaps, shampoos, or just have unused brand of soaps home that you just don't use visit www.cleantheworld.org.

Stuffed Animals

Any old toys? Donate it to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. To find a local toy drop-off location visit www.toysfortots.org

Anything Else?

Donate it to the Baltimore Free Store. They accept clothing,toys, books, baby items, household items, electronics, media, computers, appliances, and everything else (in good working condition). EXCEPT for furniture. Visit www.freestorebaltimore.org for more information

1413 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Md 21223