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University Conducts Annual Holiday Drives

Among those preparing 225 Thanksgiving food baskets for area families in need are, from left: University students Makayla Wislotsky, a biology major from Ashland; Patrick Chapman, a psychology and counseling and human services double major from Yardley; Jessica Cabral, an accounting major from New Providence, New Jersey; and Alexis Wislotsky, a biology major from Ashland.
November 20, 2017

University of Scranton students, faculty and staff donated food baskets for area families in need through its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive organized by the University’s Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice. Dozens of students volunteered to prepare and distribute 225 baskets to families at the Valley View Housing Development in South Scranton.

Other holiday programs organized by University’s Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice include Christmas gift drives and a Community Christmas Day Breakfast.

The gift drives are currently underway for student, faculty and staff donations.

Faculty and staff will also volunteer for the community breakfast, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 25 in the DeNaples Center. Reservations are not required to attend the free breakfast. For information call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

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