Campus Groups Accept Donations for Holiday Drives

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In the weeks to come, most of us will spend spare moments at a superstore or the mall choosing the perfect gift for our sibling or significant other. So while you’re out, why not pick up something to bring a little holiday cheer to a child or adult in need?   During the holiday season, groups across campus host a variety of donation drives. Read on for details about four donation opportunities you might want to consider:Project Healthy GrandparentDETAILS: Each year, the Women’s Resource Center adopts a family that is headed by a grandparent raising his or her grandchildren.This year’s grandparent is a grandmother raising four grandchildren ages 7, 10, 11 and 16.WISH LIST: The family’s list includes jackets, pants, shirts, socks, undergarments, pots and pans, full-size sheets and blankets (sizes available upon request). Monetary contributions will also be accepted.DEADLINE: Bring donations to the Women’s Resource Center, located in the Student Services Building, by Dec. 5.MORE INFORMATION: Email Melanie DeMaeyerPediatric AIDS Holiday Gift DriveDETAILS: AID Atlanta Women and Children’s Program will hold its annual Pediatric Holiday Party, which is a celebration for families affected by HIV/AIDS. WISH LIST: Gifts are for children age 16 and younger, costing between $10 and $15. Presents should be wrapped. (Indicate if gifts are for a boy, girl or either, and for what age.) Gift cards for older children and monetary donations will also be accepted.DEADLINE: Deliver gifts to Office of Information Technology/Enterprise Information Systems, 811 Marietta St., by Dec. 7.MORE INFORMATION: Email Greg PhillipsWinter Clothing DriveDETAILS: The student chapter of the American Helicopter Society is holding a winter clothing drive for the homeless.WISH LIST: Clean winter coats and blankets.DEADLINE: Place donations in the boxes outside of room G13 in the Engineering Science and Mechanics Building by Dec. 7.MORE INFORMATION: Email Sylvester Ashok.Toys for TotsDETAILS: The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign Drive is collecting toys for children ages 2-16 in the Atlanta area.WISH LIST: New and unwrapped toys. Monetary donations will also be accepted.DEADLINE: Gifts may be delivered to locations across campus until Dec. 21.MORE INFORMATION: Contact Steven McDaniel at 404-894-1110 or 404-894-0044.



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  • Created By: Amelia Pavlik
  • Created: 11/20/2012
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016

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