Staff Senate Sponsoring Toys for Tots and Holiday Food Drive Campaign Contest

Posted: December 1, 2011 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: November 30, 2011 at 5:08 pm

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Staff Senate is once again teaming up with Parking Services, Mason Dining and the Office of Military Services to sponsor the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program and holiday food drive.

Departments may bring nonperishable food donations to the university holiday party on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The Faculty and Staff Senates will collect Toys for Tots donations (new, unwrapped) in the Johnson Center Cinema between 2 and 5 p.m.

Food donations will be delivered to Food for Others. The Office of Military Services will deliver toys to the Marines Corps Reserve for their program.

To encourage donations, Mason Dining is sponsoring a free lunch for the Fairfax Campus department that gives the greatest number of food and/or toys items. Gifts cards and monetary donations will not be accepted for this contest. Donations to the Parking Services credit do not count toward the results of this contest (see story below). Results will be announced at the holiday party for the Fairfax Campus.

To sign up your department, see the Staff Senate website or contact Kathrin Breitt Brown at 703-993-4141 or kbreittb@gmu.edu.

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