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Tis the Season: How You Can Give Back to Your Community This Holiday Season

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers several ways for you to give back to your community this holiday season.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers you several ways to give back to your community this holiday season.

Little Blazer Wishes

The directory Little Blazer Wishes The program is a holiday toy drive created to provide anonymous gift sponsorship and support to UAB students with a child or children who may need extra help to provide their families with a joyful holiday season. holidays. This is the fourth year of the program.

Since its inaugural year in 2019, the program has successfully sponsored vacation assistance for a record 240 Blazers and their families.

Coordinated by UAB Student Affairs Division under the Office of Off-Campus Student and Family Engagementsponsorships can be made by individuals, groups, departments, organizations and offices.

To sign up to become a Little Blazer Wishes sponsor, Click here. To donate to the Little Blazer Wishes program, Click here.

All gifts must be dropped off at Hill Student CenterSuite 140, before Wednesday, November 30. Gifts should be placed in gift bags rather than boxes and labeled with the corresponding child number or the UAB student parent with the sponsor number noted.

For questions, contact Meredith Kahl with Off-Campus Student and Family Engagement at [email protected]

UAB Toy Collection

For nearly 30 years, the UAB Toy Drive has been collecting new, unboxed toys for the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.

UAB has collection boxes parked at various locations on campus. To find a starting point, Click here. Final pick-up will be Wednesday, December 14 at 3:00 p.m.

Donations can also be made virtually through a purchase on any of the UAB’s wishlist registries at Target Where Amazon.

SHP HolidayOrnament 2022Health Professions School Student Scholarship Fund

This holiday season, give the Blazer spirit as a gift. UAB sells custom UAB ornaments for just $20.

All proceeds will go to the SHP Scholarship Fund. Scholarships allow many students to begin, continue and complete their studies and obtain their diploma. Donations to the scholarship fund are gifts that embody the essence of the holiday season.

To place a custom ornament order or to make an additional donation to support scholarships, Click here.

If you have any questions, email Amanda Sherman at [email protected]

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