Memorial University President Vianne Timmons is spearheading a charity drive on Saturday, Dec. 12.
The university will be accepting non-perishable food items, monetary donations and new, unwrapped toys for children. The donations will support the Community Food Sharing Association, Memorial students in need and the Salvation Army toy drive.
Employees, students and the wider community are invited to drop off donations at the front entrance of the Arts and Administration building on the St. John’s campus between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12.
Sammy the Sea-hawk will be there with plenty of good cheer. Memorial’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety is actively engaged to ensure all appropriate public health measures are in place.
Similarly, a food drive at Grenfell Campus is accepting non-perishable food items and/or monetary donations throughout December.
Food donations can be dropped off in the cart by the Christmas tree located in the Arts and Science atrium.
At the Labrador Institute, a food and toy donation drive is taking place on Friday, Dec. 11.