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Donate Supplies for Birmingham City Schools

2019 donation drive streamJan. 7-Feb. 14, 2018
Donations can be given to Staff Council representatives.

The beginning of the school year is primetime for back-to-school shopping: weekly circulars advertise deals on notebooks, pens and papers, and dancing crayons and colored pencils fill 30-second spots in television commercials. But what happens halfway through the year, when the markers have dried up and paper stock is running low?

The UAB Staff Council is partnering with the Birmingham Education Foundation (Ed) to help Birmingham city schools beat the mid-year supply slump with a New Year, New Supplies drive Jan. 7-Feb. 14. The Ed Foundation is dedicated to increasing the number of students in the Birmingham City Schools that are on the path to college, career, and life readiness.

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Donate hygiene items to Blazer Kitchen in October

blazerkitchen logoOct. 1-31, 2018
Donations can be given to Staff Council representatives

A trip to the grocery store doesn’t just mean a cart full of food products. There’s also toilet paper, deodorant, cleaning supplies and more, and for those who are food-insecure, those costs be prohibitive.

To offer a helping hand to students and employees, the UAB Staff Council and the Benevolent Fund will collect toiletries Oct. 1-31 as part of the annual Blazer Kitchen Toiletry Drive, which stocks the on-campus food bank with personal hygiene items that also may be needed by patrons.

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Enjoy live music, buffet lunch at the Picnic on the Green

picnic streamOct. 23, 2018
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Campus Green

The UAB Staff Council will host its annual Staff Convocation Picnic on the Green 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 23. A buffet lunch and live music will be provided, and staff can explore a resource fair highlighting unique staff-centric resources available on campus. President Ray Watts will highlight the past year’s accomplishments and share updates for the new academic year.

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