Staff Council Sock & Blanket Drive October 31 - November 21, 2014

The 2014 Staff Council Sock & Blanket Drive, benefiting Star of Hope Mission and Harris County Protective Services Guardianship Program, runs Friday, October 31, through Friday, November 21. Both new or clean and gently used items are needed. See below for the list of items needed and campus drop-off locations. For more information, contact Keri Myrick (kdmyrick@uh.edu).

Donation Items

New Items Needed

  • All Purpose Wipes
  • Bathing Towels
  • Batteries
  • Books in large print
  • Chucks (bed pads)
  • Cleaning Products (such as mops, brooms, detergent, cleansers, dishwasher liquids, and sponges)
  • Clothing (such as shirts, pants, dresses, blouses)
  • Cotton Blankets
  • Diapers
  • Adult Diapers (largest size possible)
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Dish Towels
  • Ergonomic Can Openers
  • Fans
  • Foot Rests
  • Games for the Elderly (Bingo, Dominoes, etc)
  • Gloves
  • Grippers to Open Cans
  • Heaters
  • Hygiene Products (such as soaps, underarm deodorants, toothpaste, denture products, combs, brushes, lotions, shampoo, aftershave lotion)
  • Lamps (lights come on by touch only)
  • Light Bulbs (60 watts), bulbs for outside (yellow bulbs)
  • Linens
  • Magnifying Glasses
  • Oversized pillows with armrests
  • Pajamas/Gowns
  • Pill Box Storages for Daily Doses
  • Pillows
  • Radios
  • Reading Glasses (with magnifying lens)
  • Sheets
  • Slippers
  • Socks that have wider bands at the top
  • Telephones with large number
  • Toilet Paper
  • Trash Bags
  • Underwear (male & female) (larger sizes)
  • Unopened over-the-counter medicine

Clean & Gently Used Items Needed

  • Baby Furniture
  • Clothing (ALL kinds and sizes)
  • Coats/Sweaters/Gloves (ALL kinds and sizes)
  • Socks
  • Blankets/Comforters/Sheets
  • Pillows/Pillowcases
  • Duffel bags, backpacks, totes, purses
  • Alarm Clock

Campus Drop-Off Locations

  • Agnes Arnold – Dean’s Office, Rm 402AH
  • Architecture - Dean’s Office, Rm 122-ARC
  • Blaffer Gallery - Fine Arts Bldg, room 210D
  • Chemistry - Lamar Fleming Bldg, Rms 136/138
  • E. Cullen Bldg – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Floor Lobbies
  • Engineering - Dean’s Office, Bldg 2, Rm E316
  • Energy Research Park (ERP) – Bldg 1, 3 & 4
  • Fine Arts Building- Fine Arts Bldg, room 100
  • General Services – Rm 151
  • Health Center - Health Center Front Desk, Rm 106
  • Hilton Hotel - 1st Floor, Rm S108
  • Hilton Hotel – 1st Floor, Student Lounge
  • KUHT - Lobby
  • McElhinney – 3rd Floor, Rm 325
  • Moody Towers – Lower Level
  • Optometry - Business Office, Rm. 2195
  • PGH - Lobby
  • Pharmacy – SR2 Rm 135
  • Pharmacy - Texas Medical Campus
  • A. D. Bruce Religion Center – Rm 113
  • Roy Cullen - Engl. Dept., Rm 205
  • University Center - UC Rm 282
  • Science Center- HOU Science Center, Rm 202
  • Law Center – Student Commons
  • Wellness & Recreations Center - Lobby
  • Alternate Drop-Off Location: UH-Northwest Campus – Lobby, Rm 234 (20515 SH 249, Houston, TX)