What We Offer & Donation Guidelines

BearShare provides free clothing, books, and household/dorm supplies to students, staff, and faculty. We accept donations of gently used items in great condition.


We accept

Clean, usable items in great condition:

  • Books
  • Clothing
  • Small household/dorm items approved for use in residence halls by the Student Handbook

We can’t accept

Items that are in bad shape, including those that are:

  • Unintentionally torn or ripped
  • Stained
  • Broken
  • Smelly
  • Damp
  • Sharp or hazardous


We’ll occasionally list items that we have available on our Featured & Last Chance Items page. If you’re interested in an item, come check it out in-person at one of our pop-up events. Please note that we can’t hold items for you - BearShare is first-come, first-served!

Have a question about donating or shopping at BearShare?

Get in touch with us: BearShare@ursinus.edu