Information Technology Conducts Supply Drive for Animal Shelter

IT logo with dog and cat

Information Technology will be conducting its third annual animal shelter supply drive from Monday, April 22 through Friday, April 26 to benefit the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Foundation in Springfield.

Drop-off locations will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. through the course of the drive.

Those locations are:

  • Lederle Graduate Research Center A109, IT User Services
  • Lederle Graduate Research Center A217
  • Whitmore 227, outside Dean of Students Office
  • W.E.B. DuBois Library – Room 740
  • Slobody, Suite B1, 101 University Drive
  • Slobody, Suite A5, 101 University Drive

Pick-ups can be arranged using the contact information below.

Wish List items include:

  • Canned dog and cat food
  • Pet treats
  • Critter toys
  • Bedding (comforters, blankets, throws)
  • Cleaning and office supplies (laundry detergent, bleach, copy paper, hand sanitizer, etc.)
  • Clay cat litter
  • Non-tippable stainless steel feeding bowls
  • Collars and leashes
  • Gift cards to big box stores

To see the full list of needed products, and to learn more about the TJO Foundation, visit

For more information contact Barbara Chamberlain at