Second Chance Week

Doesn't Your Stuff Deserve a Second Chance?
In recognition of the many benefits of reuse, Morgan Hill, Gilroy and South County will be holding our 13th annual "Second Chance Week" September 12th through the 20th, 2015. 

With the goal of putting more used stuff back into circulation and keeping it out of landfills, "Second Chance Week" features a full week of events designed to give your stuff a "Second Chance".
Be sure to check out our diverse range of innovative Reuse, Resale and Repair activities during this year's event!  
This year's events will include:
  • The popular South County Community-Wide Garage Sale
  • Freecycle Day
  • Universal Waste Awareness Day
  • Donate and Shop at Local Thrift Stores Day
  • Donate Coats for Kids and Adults Day
  • 2nd Sight Day - donate used eyeglasses to the Lion's Club
  • Recycle Your Cycle Day - donate old bikes for reuse

Click here to view the event flyer.

Gilroy's Citywide Garage Sale event will be held the weekend of September 12th and 13th (deadline to apply is September 4th) and Morgan Hill/South County's Sale will be the following weekend, September 19th and 20th (deadline to apply is September 11th). Look for the application in your August utility bill or online starting August 1st.

Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates or send us an email with your questions.

To find out where you can donate unwanted items at any time throughout the year, check out our Guide to Donating Reusable Goods (PDF). Please note: This is a large file and may load slowly.

Here are some other resources that you may find useful: