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).

You can also download a flyer to display or share to help get the word out.

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

  • AD Bruce Religion Center, Rm 113
  • Agnes Arnold, CLASS Dean's Office, Rm 402
  • Architecture, Dean's Office, Rm 122
  • Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, Lobby
  • Center for Public Broadcasting, Lobby
  • Cougar Village 2, Housing Office
  • E. Cullen, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th floor lobbies
  • Engineering Bldg 2, Rm E316
  • ERP Bldg 2, Rms 101 & 240
  • Fine Arts, Rm 100 & Blaffer Gallery, Rm 210D
  • Fleming, Chemistry, Rm 137
  • General Services, Rm 151
  • Health Center, Rm 106
  • Hilton Hotel, 1st floor, Rm S108 & Student Lounge
  • Houston Science Center, TCSUH, Rm 202
  • Law Center, Student Commons
  • McElhinney, Rm 325
  • MD Anderson Library, Honors College, Rm 212
  • Melcher Hall, Bauer Dean's Office, Rm 350
    (also Small Business Development Center, 2302 Fannin Ste 200)
  • Moody Towers, Honors College Gardens, ground level
  • Optometry, Rm 2195
  • PGH, Lobby
  • Science and Research 2, Pharmacy, Rms 134 & 141
    (also Pharmacy at TMC Campus, 1st floor)
  • Small Business Development Center, 2302 Fannin, suite 200
  • Roy Cullen, Rm 205
  • University Center, UC South, Information Center
  • University Center, UC North, Center for Student Media, room 221
  • UH Northwest Campus
  • UH Sugarland Campus (rear doors of the George building)