Giving is Gorges 2017

Giving is Gorges 2017

Finger Lakes ReUse will be participating in Giving Is Gorges 2017, a community-wide online fundraising event between 6pm on May 9th and 6pm May 10th, 2017 . One hundred local non-profit organizations will be coming together to unite community members around the causes they care deeply about. We will be focussing on the ReUse Community Fund. This fund will provide support to help us grant items to people in crisis so that they can access the essential goods and services we offer. Community members facing difficult situations, including extreme poverty, illness, damage from fire and storms, and other emergencies, will be able to access ReUse Community Fund grants through a simple referral from our partner human service agencies. We've set a goal of $5,000 which we will match so your dollars will go twice as far -- these funds will help us grant vouchers to our neighbors who are i ...

Earth Day Sale! 50% Off Building Materials, Furniture, Housewares and more!

Earth Day Sale! 50% Off Building Materials, Furniture, Housewares and more!

On Saturday, April 22nd, housewares, furniture, building materials and more will be 50% off* at both the Ithaca ReUse Center (214 Elmira Road) and Triphammer ReUse Center (2255 N. Triphammer Road) in honor of Earth Day! It is first come, first served so visit both stores early and often! * This sale does not include computers, laptops, electronics, tools, appliances or eCenter services and cannot be combined with other offers ...

Earth Day Every Day Selfie Contest

Earth Day Every Day Selfie Contest

Here at Finger Lakes ReUse, we like to think its Earth Day Every Day. By choosing to purchase used items before new ones, donating your unwanted materials, and extending the life of items through repair, you can make an environmental impact any day. Since 2008, thanks to your support, we have reused millions of pounds of materials related to construction, computers, electronics, household goods, sporting equipment, textiles, and so far! Starting on April 22nd, we are launching the Earth Day Every Day Selfie Contest! Follow @ithacareuse on Instagram and/or Twitter From April 22nd to May 22nd, post a photo of yourself on Instagram and/or Twitter in front of one of our Earth murals at our Ithaca ReUse Center (214 Elmira Street, Ithaca, NY 14850) with a note letting us know how you celebrate Earth Day Every Day. Don’t forget to include the hashtag #thinkReUsefirst Th ...

Earth Day Litter Clean Up

Earth Day Litter Clean Up

This Earth Day, join Finger Lakes ReUse at the Ithaca ReUse Center at 214 Elmira Rd. Join us from 11 AM to Noon on Saturday, April 22nd, as we remove litter from and around waterways that run behind the Ithaca ReUse Center (214 Elmira Road, Ithaca, NY 14850). This waterway is home to friendly ducks and is frequently choked with plastic and other refuse. Refreshments and coffee will be available and gloves and bags will be provided. If you are interested in volunteering, please RSVP by emailing Sean Campbell at sean.campbell@fingerlakesreuse.org. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there! ...

Diane Cohen & Finger Lakes ReUse Honored With An eTown eChievement Award

Diane Cohen & Finger Lakes ReUse Honored With An eTown eChievement Award

CONTACT: Sean Campbell, Communications Assistant (607) 257-9699 x9929 sean.campbell@fingerlakesreuse.org Diane Cohen & Finger Lakes ReUse Honored With An eTown eChievement Award (l-r, eTown hosts Nick Forster and Helen Forster, Diane Cohen; Photo by Tim Reese) Diane Cohen, executive director of Finger Lakes ReUse, a nonprofit organization with a mission to enhance community, economy, and environment through reuse, recently accepted an eChievement Award from eTown, one of the most successful and widely distributed radio shows in the U.S., carried on 300 stations every week and podcast worldwide. eTown’s presentation of the award will be broadcast on eTown Radio Show Broadcast # 17134 to an estimated one million listeners on March 29th to April 4th. The broadcast will be carried locally on WRFI (88.1 FM Ithaca and 91.9 FM Watkins Glen), WITH (90.1 FM) and WSKG on its ...

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