Gibson D. Lewis Library provides space for campus departments, student organizations, and class projects to conduct collection drives for charitable or non-profit organizations. Two donation bins are available in the main floor lobby outside the Java Lab.

Reservations must be made at least one week in advance for a maximum period of 10 business days. Organizations are responsible for ensuring that the bins are not overfilled and must adhere to specified guidelines, including providing signage with relevant information about the collection drive.

Two donation bins in the main floor lobby of Lewis Library outside the Java Lab.

Gibson D. Lewis Library offers two donation bins for the main floor lobby outside the Java Lab.


  • Only HSC campus departments, student organizations and class projects are eligible to reserve donation bins.
  • Collections must be done on behalf of a charitable or non-profit organization/project.

Reservation Process

  • Submit reservation requests one week in advance of the first date of the reservation.
  • Reservations are accepted for a maximum period of 10 business days.
  • Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis.
  • There are two separate bins available, if both bins are reserved, we are happy to schedule a future time for your drive.


  • Organizations are solely responsible for checking on the condition of the bin to make sure that it is not overfilled.
  • Gibson D. Lewis Library reserves the right to stop a donation reservation if a group does not adhere to the guidelines.

Required Signage

  • Organizations are responsible for providing an 8.5″x11″ sign
    • Student organization, class name, or campus department title.
    • Dates for item collection.
    • Types of specific items they are collecting (example: canned goods, clothing, books, etc.).
    • Recipient organization name (example: HSC Food Pantry, Salvation Army, Fort Worth ISD, etc.).
    • Contact information for student organization or campus department representative.

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