Acadia Dump and Run

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The Acadia Dump and Run is a massive campus-community garage sale held in the Acadia gym at the end of the academic year, usually in early May. The event is a partnership between Acadia University, the Acadia Students' Union, Valley Waste Resource Management and the Town of Wolfville. The Dump and Run accepts donations of unwanted items such as furniture, toys, clothes, sports equipment, tools, kitchenware, shoes, electronics and more! Literally tons of waste is diverted from landill each year and proceeds benefit a number of local volunteer associations.

Event Date: Saturday May 3rd, 2014 9:00AM-3:00PM


Items for donation are accepted from Monday April 28th - Friday May 2nd from 12pm-6pm only at the west end lower entrance of the Athletic Centre.  Please do not leave items outside of these hours. Large furniture items May 1st & May 2nd only please.

Not accepted: Helmets, baby furniture, car seats, toiletries, paints, rugs, televisions, mattresses, pillows, broken items, undergarments, Readers Digests, fridges, stoves.


We're looking for volunteers! Each year we need many volunteers to make the Dump and Run a success. If you are a student or community member we need you! Please contact us to learn about how you can help.

Community Volunteer meeting: Thursday April 10th 6:30pm Wolfville Room, Athletic Complex

Student Volunteer meeting: Monday April 14th 2:30pm Hall of Fame Room, Athletic Complex 

Past Campus and Community Groups

Proceeds from the Dump and Run are donated to local community groups, student societies and charities. Some of the groups that have benefited in the past include Big Brothers / Big Sisters, the Acadia Community Farm, Girl Guides of Canada, Horton School Safe Grad Committee, Kentville Marlins Swim Team, Relay for Life - Kentville, WAAG / Animal Shelter, Friends of Fera/Nine Lives, Valley Pregnancy Centre, Wolfville Children's Centre, World University Services Canada (WUSC), and World Wildlife Fund Canada.


For event information email or call 585-1311

Many Thanks To Our Event Sponsors

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