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Volunteer Projects Available for Students, Faculty, Staff

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, everyone encouraged to give.

Written by Callie Jones

The Family Law Society at the Texas Tech School of Law will be collecting teddy bears for the recently adopted children of Lubbock

The Family Law Society at the Texas Tech School of Law will be collecting teddy bears for the recently adopted children of Lubbock

Several Texas Tech University organizations have planned volunteer projects in the upcoming weeks in celebration of the Thanksgiving season. Students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to participate. The events are as follows:

  • Care Packages with the Texas Law Military Association (TLMA): The TLMA at the Texas Tech School of Law will be collecting items to put into care packages to send to military personnel who will be deployed during Christmas. Beginning this week, TLMA will have a table set up outside the forum to collect items. Suggested items include: beef jerky, hard candy, magazines, trail mix, granola bars, cookies, nuts, popcorn, chips, and travel size hygiene products. CONTACT: Valerie Finella, valerie.m.finella@ttu.edu.
  • Teddy Bear Drive: The Family Law Society at the Texas Tech School of Law will be collecting teddy bears for the recently adopted children of Lubbock. Beginning this week, there is a collection box outside of the library entrance. CONTACT: Joshua Avelar, joshua.r.avelar@ttu.edu.
  • Tech Can Share Food Drive: The Student Union & Activities and University Parking Services have partnered to accept food donations for the U-Can-Share Food Drive, benefitting the South Plains Food Bank, from now until Friday (Nov. 9). Entry station locations can be found here. CONTACT: Sonia Moore, (806) 742-4708 or sonia.moore@ttu.edu.
  • Share the Warmth Coat Drive: The Tech Activities Board will collect gently used coats, scarves, hats and gloves for the Share the Warmth Coat Drive next week (Nov. 12 – 16). Winter garments may be dropped off in front of the Student Union Building Barnes & Noble between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. CONTACT: Julio Gonzalez, (806) 742-4708 or julio.gonzalez@ttu.edu.

 

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