January 2021 Change for Change: Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library

This January, our Change for Change program will benefit Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library. Help us raise some coin for this important organization that makes such a huge difference in our and our neighboring communities. To stay as touchless as possible, guests paying in cash may opt for us to put their change …

Here’s to a New Year

As we begin a new year, we need to pause and thank you--our friends, neighbors, guests, and clients--for the tremendous support you've shown our team and our small business during the past year. 2020 was nothing we could have anticipated. In March, without warning we found ourselves in the midst of student move-outs. In a …

Your Holiday Shipping Headquarters

The halls are decked, our box supply is full, and we're in full-on holiday shipping mode at Uncle Marty's! Near or far, we'll pack and ship your gifts to your loved ones around the globe. Our system compares services from DHL, FedEx, and USPS to help you find the best solution for your needs and …

Student Move-Outs | Thanksgiving Hours

We're busy, busy helping students ship their stuff home for pre-Thanksgiving move-outs. Thank you, as always, for your trust in us as Collegetown's box, packing material, storage, and shipping headquarters! We will be open regular hours every day of Thanksgiving week, except Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 26th) when we will be closed in observance of …

Change for Change: Ithaca Murals

We are thrilled to announce Change for Change--a monthly donation program we've launched to benefit local organizations that make a positive difference in our community. Especially now during the pandemic, many people are preferring not to receive change from cash sales. So, rather than getting those coins back, with your permission we'll put them toward …

The Ithaca Promise

Dear Clients, Guests, and Neighbors, At Uncle Marty's, we are supporters of and participants in the Ithaca Promise. As an essential business that has continued operations since the beginning of the pandemic, we remain at your service and pledge to keep our space as sanitary, safe, and socially distanced as we are able to. Here …

Package Receiving for Incoming Students

Things will certainly look different this August and September as students come back to Ithaca. Many of the dorms aren't allowing students to carry more than a few bags with them, so many students will be shipping their items in. We're sharing information here on Uncle Marty's package receiving service. Please consider it as a …

Remote Move-Outs: A How-To Guide From Uncle Marty’s

So, your Ithaca apartment’s lease is ending and you must move out … but you’re stuck in another part of the world under stay-at-home orders and afraid your property manager might throw out all of your stuff. What do you do? Many students are in the same boat right now. When the pandemic struck and …