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Staff Council Sock & Blanket Drive October 24th - December 2nd

The 2016 Staff Council Sock & Blanket Drive, benefiting Star of Hope Mission Undies for Everyone and Harris County Protective Services Guardianship Program, is officially underway and runs Monday, October 24, through Friday, December 2. Both new or clean and gently used items are needed. See below for the list of items needed and campus drop-off locations. If you would like to donate but do not see your location please contact Lear Hickman (lhickman@uh.edu) or Tonya Winters (twinters@central.uh.edu) for more information.


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 (boys and girls/ sizes 4-16)
  • 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
  • Cougar Village 2, Housing Office
  • E. Cullen, 1st and  3rd, floor lobbies
  • Engineering Bldg. 2, Rm E316
  • ERP Bldg 2, Rms. 101 & 240
  • Fine Arts, Rm 100 & Blaffer Gallery, Rm 210D
  • Chemistry, lobby 112 Lobby
  • Chemistry-Lamar, Rm. 136/138
  • General Services, Rm 151
  • Health Center Rm 106 (Health Center)
  • Hilton Hotel, 1st floor, Rm S108 & Student Lounge
  • Houston Science Center, TCSUH, Rm 202
  • Law Center, Student Commons
  • 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
  • Roy Cullen, Rm 205
  • Science and Research 2, Pharmacy, Rm 134 & 141
    (also Pharmacy at TMC Campus, 1st floor)
  • Student Center, Student Center South, Information Center