As the holiday season approaches, many UNO offices, departments, student organizations, and more, put their giving foot forward and organize a drive to benefit the Omaha community.
Hosting a Drive?
If your department or student organization is hosting a drive this holiday season, let us know! Submit your information through the Start Your Project form and mention the "Donation Drives" article so we can add you to the list!
UNO Thompson Learning Community (TLC)
"Thankful November" Drive | Through Nov. 30, 2021
Contact: Kaitlin Carlson (email@example.com or 402.554.4080)
The Thompson Learning Community (TLC) is holding their second annual "Thankful November" food drive for the Maverick Food Pantry, Nov. 1-30, 2021.
The Maverick Food Pantry supports the dietary and personal hygiene needs of students, faculty, and staff at UNO and UNMC. As we approach the holiday season, consider donating to your fellow peers, students, colleagues, and friends at UNO and UNMC who may need some extra support through the Maverick Food Pantry.
Ways to Donate
Collection boxes will be set up at the MavIGATION Stations in the Eppley Administrative Building and the Milo Bail Student Center, and the TLC office will also accept donations to be dropped off in Kayser Hall 314
Donations can also be shipped to: 601 S. Saddle Creek Rd, Kayser Hall 314, Omaha, NE 68106.
Ordering direct from Amazon is an easy way to donate - view the Wish List.
Current needs include (non-perishable, non-expired):
- pasta and sauce
- peanut butter
- canned vegetables
- gluten-free options
- vegan options
- single roll toilet paper
- single roll paper towel
- menstruation hygiene products
- can openers
- single packaged toothbrush
Staff Advisory Council (SAC)
Omaha South Packer Closet Winter Clothes Drive | Nov. 15 - Dec. 3, 2021
Contact: SAC (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Join the Staff Advisory Council (SAC) in helping Omaha South's Packer Closet collect winter clothes for families in need.
Current needs include:
- Other winter wear
Look for donation boxes around campus or order from the Amazon Wish List.
UNO Gerontology "Be a Santa to a Senior" Drive
Contact: Kara Negley (knegley@unomaha or 402.554.2272)
The UNO Department of Gerontology is excited to be partnering with Home Instead Senior Care again in 2021 for the Be a Santa to a Senior program.
Financial donations to help pay for gifts for seniors who are not adopted or for wrapping supplies may also be made by online by clicking here (simply use the drop down menu to select Nebraska, then use the additional drop down menu to select Metro Omaha).
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