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Donation Drives

Many of DONATION DRIVES ARE SUSPENDED unless noted, please check each drive for information

Interreligious Consortium Food Drive 2020
Thru November 20

Drop off non-perishable items to the bin in the garage. No glass please.

food drive bag

Suggested items include: Tuna & Tuna Helper • Macaroni & Cheese Dinners • Peanut Butter & Jelly • Canned Fruits & Vegetables • Canned Pasta & Ramen Noodles • Breakfast Cereals & Grits • Canned Meats, Soups, Juices • Pasta & Pasta Sauce • Pancake Mix & Syrup



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Bird Seed Donations - January

Our feeder on the Dinosaur Garden lawn helps keep the Village of Liverpool’s feathered friends full come these colder months.

We’ll accept birdseed donations throughout January. We’ll take suet bells, too. Please make sure the seed and suet bells are securely packaged in a bag.

Our custodial staff will use the donated seed and bells to fill the feeder located adjacent to the Wildlife Habitat Garden on the Second Street side of the building.

sock donations

You can drop off your usable eyewear in the Lions Club box in the lobby. 

New Socks
We have a box for new sock donations for the Samaritan Center. 



Retire Your Old American Flags • May• CANCELLED FOR 2020 due to Coronavirus 
Drop off your worn, tattered or faded American Flags that need to be respectfully retired to Liverpool or any library in Onondaga County. Collected flags will be properly burned at the Memorial Day Watchfire ceremony sponsored by the Central New York Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America.

The Watchfire ceremony is free and open to the public. It will be held late  May, at the Veterans Memorial Watchfire Park at the New York State Fairgrounds. The pyre and respectful burning of flags begins at dusk.


Humane Association of CNY Pet Supply Drive 
May 4 – May 29, 2020 • CANCELLED FOR 2020 due to Coronavirus, for safety reasons they are closed to the public and not accepting items at this time. If you would like to support them, please consider a financial donation.Visit their website below.

May is National Pet Month! Lend a helping paw! There will be a collection barrel for pet food, litter, towels and other items.  

  • Dog food
  • Canned cat food
  • Dry cat food
  • Litter
  • Large trash bags
  • Bleach
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dish soap
  • Raised dog/cat beds
  • Baby wipes
  • Heating pads

 Visit the HumaneCNY for more info. 

Calendar Collection - No drive for 2020
Nov 1-Jan 10
Due to Covid and the tight lockdown on nursing homes, there will be no calendar collection this year.  


Prom Dresses
We currently are NOT accepting prom dresses for the Liverpool High School Chapter of Becca’s Closet. They are at full capacity right now. We will post if this change 





Mitten Tree
December 5-20

Place new or handmade mittens, gloves, hats and scarves under the  holiday tree in the Carman Community Room or drop them off at the service desk. They will be distributed to a local charity.

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Christmas Bureau Toy Drive - ON HOLD

Drop off new unwrapped toys for newborns to teens.  teddy drop off photoDownload the  2019-Toy-Wish-List.pdf



Drop off directly at the DiaperBank Office

Donate disposable diapers of all sizes, in new or already opened packages for the CNY Diaper Bank, a non-profit organization that provides diapers to local families in need.

Donations can be dropped off ANYTIME in their BIG, PURPLE collection bin outside their office in Liverpool at Pioneer Warehousing and Distribution, 4645 Crossroads Park Dr, Liverpool, NY.

We are currently not accepting book donations due to Covid. Click here for places that are accepting books, info and guidelines.