Utica Center for Development Inc.
We are a local non-profit agency whose focus is assisting Veteran's and their families. In addition, we help individuals by restoring hope and promise in their lives through our community programs.
The Utica Center for Development (UCD) is asking that you consider donating all of your unwanted textile items to us. All donations stay local, and nothing goes to waste. All donations are separated and sorted through by our staff and volunteers. Useable items are distributed throughout our area to assist those in need and unusable items are recycled. All the proceeds stay local to help build more affordable housing for our nation's veterans.To distinguish us from the non-local agencies our bins are blue.
We will accept all useable and non-useable materials. These incudes linens, towels, pillows, blankets, even mixed matched socks. Help those in need and help the environment by keeping your unwanted items out of our landfills.
Donations can be dropped off at our main facility located at 726 Washington St. or in any of our donation bids placed at the following locations. With more to follow:Call (315) 765-0975 ext. 202
|Utica Center For Development||726 Washington St. Utica, NY 13502|
|Rebuilding CNY Reuse Store||494 French Rd. Utica, NY 13502|
|Harley Davidson of Utica||4870 Commercial Dr. New York Mills, NY 13471|
|Nimey's New Generation Cars||2104 Dwyer Ave Utica, NY 13501|
|Lean R. Roberts Legion Post 161||9550 Depot St. Holland Patent, NY 13354|
|Rome VFW Post 2246||315 N. Washington St. Rome, NY 13440|
|Sylvan Beach Post 1153||703 Clifford Ave, PO Box 412, Sylvan Beach, NY 13157|
|Oriskany Legion Post 1448||7908 State Rt. 69 Oriskany, NY 13424|
|Utica Legion Post 229||409 Herkimer Rd. Utica, NY 13502|
|Verona VFW Post 6811||4928 Spring Rd. Verona, NY 13478|
The Youth Boxing program is open to all youth ages of 8–18 and operates Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 6pm in our boxing gym. This program is intended to assist youth with becoming more physically fit, disciplined, and healthy. A major goal of the Youth Boxing program is combat the ever-increasing rates childhood obesity and street violence.
This program offers food to those in need throughout Central New York. Three years ago Chief Russel Brooks asked the UCD if space was avaliable to house The Food Bank. After working together to convert space at the UCD they now have a permanent home within the walls of the Utica location.
If you enter the front doors of the Utica office, you will find yourself in a beautiful art filled room known as the Bunker Café. The café is open and welcomes the public. At this time the café offers great Green Mountain Coffee and light fare. There are computers for public use and well as free Wi-Fi. The future holds an expanded menu for the café.