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 […]

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 […]

Yes, We Are Still Open!

Dear Guests, As an essential business, we remain open so we may continue to process incoming and outgoing mail and packages, storage, and other business services that are essential keep others’ lives and businesses functioning. Please bear in mind that the allowance for essential businesses to remain open is so that they may perform essential functions, […]

We’re Open … and Sanitized

Dear Friends, Neighbors, Clients, and Advocates, Thank you for your kind words of encouragement, expressions of support, and thoughts toward us as we’ve worked to determine best courses of action and practices during this pandemic. We are classified as an essential business, per New York State guidelines regarding the executive order issued by Governor Cuomo. […]

Subsidizing Shipments of Medical Supplies to China

Uncle Marty’s Shipping Office in Collegetown is subsidizing DHL and FedEx shipments of medical supplies to China in response to the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus. Currently, Uncle Marty’s does not act as a donation drop-off station. Rather, this subsidy is specifically to help individuals who are answering the call of friends and family to […]