UWT Gives- Holiday Gift Drive

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UWT GIVES- Holiday Gift Drive

Annual Adopt-A-Family Campaign

Support our hardworking student and community families.

The UWT GIVES Program is a way for UWT Tacoma and community members to help ease the financial burden associated with the holiday season by giving gifts to student families, and YMCA families, who might not otherwise be able to celebrate.   The Center for Service and Leadership in partnership with our Childcare Assistance Program and the Huskies and Pups student organization and departments across campus to coordinate this anonymous gift giving program.     More about this program and how you can participate can be found below:


Drive Guidelines

How You Can Help:

UWT Department or Individual Sponsorship:  Rally your colleagues and sponsor a family anonymously.  It’s easy:  

1st- Register your unit: complete this donor form by November 18, 2020

2nd- Receive your gift information & confirmation on November 20, 2020

3rd- Purchase your gifts: coordinate gift purchases in your unit 

4th-Return your unwrapped gifts to UWY 107 by December 9, 2020- be sure to indicate your department name so we get the gifts to the correct family!


Gift Recipients:  

Recipients include student parents, their children and parenting partners.  Student parents who are enrolled in Autumn quarter and are either receiving need-based financial aid or are Pell Grant Eligible may apply to this program before November 18, 2020.

****  At no time will participating students’ names be shared with anyone other than the Student Life staff who are coordinating this year’s program and with Financial Aid staff to confirm eligibility.  ***

Sign up to sponsor a family!

individual monetary donation

Student family application