Update on Masks

Thank you to all of our guests and clients for your patience, cooperation, and outstanding support during the past year (and then some) as we've navigated the pandemic. We've been able to stay open as an essential business--growing steadily throughout--and done what we can to keep our little store a safe, sanitary, welcoming space. Now …

Masks at Uncle Marty’s

We've been asked about our business policy regarding masks after New York State and Tompkins County adopt CDC guidance on Wednesday, May 19th. After speaking with guests, clients, staff, and advisors, as well as reviewing the advice posted on the Tompkins County Health Department's site, we've decided that we will continue to wear masks in …

May/June Change for Change: Tompkins County 4-H

Our popular Change for Change program at Uncle Marty's will benefit the Tompkins County 4-H this May and June. Many of our team members have been involved in 4-H for years, and the program has done wonderful things for them and for our community as a whole. We hope you'll join us in supporting the …

Growing Collegetown Business Taking Applications

Uncle Marty’s Shipping Office continues to grow, and we’re currently accepting applications. We hope to hire some new associates with the potential for one to develop into a full-time store manager for our Collegetown shop. Previous experience in packing, shipping, storage, printing, or mailbox rental—our core services—is not required; we’ll provide training in those areas. …

March/April Change for Change: Southside Community Center

This March and April, our Change for Change program will benefit the Southside Community Center. Since its incorporation in 1934, the Southside Community Center, Inc., continues to affirm, empower, and foster the development of self-pride among the African-American citizens of greater Ithaca. Through forums and activities in education, recreation, political and social awareness, the Southside …

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 …