June 1, 2023

“Helping the Homeless” Drive Continues Through 12/17

The UMW Staff Advisory Council, known as the S.A.C., will collect donations for the 2012 “Helping the Homeless” Drive through Monday, Dec. 17.

Donations to the drive will aid the area’s disadvantaged in homeless shelters and families currently living in vehicles, motels and other alternative forms of shelter.

The S.A.C. once again requests the assistance of their fellow UMW employees in making this year’s drive a success. Please see the list of most requested donation items and donation drop off locations below.

Items Requested:

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Juice boxes
  • Spices
  • Pasta sauce & soups
  • Tuna, canned meat
  • Paper towels & toilet paper
  • Trash bags & zip lock bags
  • Dish washing soap & powdered laundry soap
  • Bleach
  • Shampoo, bath soap & hand sanitizer
  • Disposable razors & shaving cream
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Crock pots
  • Electric skillets
  • Gently used warm clothing

Donation Box Locations:

  • Marye House
  • George Washington Hall, 3rd Floor
  • Facilities Services
  • Jepson Alumni Executive Center
  • University Relations at Eagle Village, Suite 300
  • Lee Hall, 2nd & 3rd floors
  • Trinkle Hall, 2nd floor
  • Stafford Campus, North & South buildings

For more information, contact Priscilla Sullivan at psulliva@umw.edu.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.


  1. Sharon Burns says

    What is the end date of the Helping the Homeless Drive?


  1. […] Sponsored by the Staff Advisory Council (S.A.C.), the drive collects basic necessities for needy families and children in the Fredericksburg area through the winter months. Non-perishable food, personal hygiene items and crockpots, which allow displaced families to cook their own meals, are some of the most requested items. A full list of needed items and donation locations can be found here. […]