Signups are underway for volunteers to pick up furniture ahead of Manhattan’s Furniture Amnesty Day on Friday. People looking to donate furniture for the day can sign up before the end of Wednesday to be placed on the list of stops volunteers will be making for pick ups.
The event returns after a hiatus last year, according to Manhattan Fire’s Assistant Chief of Risk Reduction, Ryan Courtright. He says the 2019 amnesty day was a record setter.
Courtright, tells KMAN that the amnesty day is a good was to help people at both ends of the process.
Hands On K-State program administrator Kait Long tells KMAN that anything that’s not electrical can be donated.
Long says sign ups for looking at the items begins Friday morning at eight at City Park. There will be 15 minute increments used for those browsing.
Time slots are set on a first-come, first-served basis and will run between 11 and 4 on Friday. There is a need for volunteers to help, with shifts set for three hours beginning at eight Friday morning.
A link to details about the day can be found on the city’s website.