Hospital Maintenance seek donations for annual Christmas Toy Fund

UAB Hospital Maintenance is hosting its annual Christmas Toy Fund drive — benefitting UAB's Child Life Program — for the 30th consecutive year. The department is looking for support from Santa's elves among UAB employees and friends by Dec. 9 to help ensure this Christmas is extra special for children and their families who will spend the holidays in the hospital.

To donate to the Christmas Toy Fund, send a check payable to the UAB Maintenance Pediatric Toy Fund, 619 19th St. South, Room S036, Birmingham AL 35294. For more information, contact Robinson at 934-6181, Tabatha Issac at 934-5430 or Elaine Logan at 934-6480.

The Christmas Toy Fund celebration, which is open to all UAB employees, will beheld at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20 in the West Pavilion second floor atrium. The Hospital Heartbeats will be performing, Santa will make an appearance and refreshments will be served.

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