Support the Blazer Kitchen by donating school supplies Sept. 20

Pack the Cruiser is an annual event that collects school supplies, toiletries and non-perishable food items to donate to the Blazer Kitchen.
Written by: Tehreem Khan
Media contact: Savannah Koplon

Inside Police DepartmentJoin the University of Alabama at Birmingham Police and Public Safety, UAB Recreation Center, and UAB Student Conduct for the annual Pack the Cruiser event Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the Campus Green in support of students in need through the donation of school supplies.

Accepted school supplies for donation include reams of paper, notebooks, pens, pencils and backpacks, toiletries such as women’s feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo and soap, and non-perishable food items. 

Pack the Cruiser will donate items to UAB’s Blazer Kitchen, the university’s on-campus food pantry, where students in need can shop for the supplies. Blazer Kitchen is an effort to reduce financial stress of students in need by having supplies available for them and their education when necessary.   

The event is open to the public; donations are welcome from all. Learn more about the event by visiting the UAB Campus Calendar.