Staff Council updates items needed for holiday project

As tomorrow,  Thursday,  Dec. 12,  is the deadline for donating items for the Classified Staff Council’s Holiday Project, here is an update on the items still needed to meet their goal.

The following is needed for the Homeless Christmas Bags Project:

  • Toothbrushes – None needed; our goal of 300 has been met!
  • Tubes of Toothpaste – None needed; our goal of 300 has been met!
  • Bars of Soap (Individually Wrapped) – 111 needed
  • Little Debbie Christmas Cakes – 289 needed
  • Candy Canes (Individually Wrapped) – 204 needed

Several donations have been made for the  Veterans Home and  the following items will continue to be taken:

  • Toiletries (travel sized are acceptable)
    Deodorant, Shaving Accessories (Razors, Shaving Cream, Aftershave), Toothbrushes/Toothpaste, Shampoo, Denture Care (Cleaner, Cups, Tablets), Soap (Bar or Liquid), Mouthwash, Tissues
  • Personal Care
    Laundry Detergent, Hair Care (Brush, Comb)
  • Clothing Items
    New Socks, New Handkerchiefs, New Hats/Gloves/Scarves, New Flannel Shirts

Items can be dropped off to any of the following locations:

  • Old Main Basement Mailroom – Leonard Lovely
  • Memorial Student Center 2W6 – William “Tootie” Carter
  • Department of Housing, Holderby Hall 105 – Miriah Young
  • Physical Plant, Sorrell Maintenance Building – Anita Hill
  • Charleston Campus – GC 304 – Joyce Harrah
  • SOM Medical Center – Suite 3407 – Lisa Maynard
  • College of Business Corbly Hall 111 – Lisa Williamson
  • College of Education Jenkins Hall 201 – Toni Ferguson
  • IST Department Morrow Library 116 – Wanda Dyke
  • CFO Office
  • Bursar’s Office
  • Payroll Office

For any questions, contact  the Staff Council Office by phone at ext. 62222 or by e-mail at