The Holiday Carolina Blood Drive is rescheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 in Fetzer Hall. Students, faculty, staff and the Carolina community are invited to celebrate 20 years of saving lives by bleeding Carolina blue and donating blood with the Employee Forum and American Red Cross. All presenting donors will receive snacks and a free, commemorative 20th anniversary T-shirt.
Previous appointments for the Holiday Carolina Blood Drive were cancelled, so schedule your appointment today! Visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or use the Blood Donor App and enter sponsor code UNC. Walk-ins will be accepted the day of the drive, but appointments are encouraged. For UNC-Chapel Hill employees, time spent donating and volunteering is considered work time with permission from a supervisor.
For details or to volunteer, visit carolinablooddrive.unc.edu.
The Employee Forum Book Club will read Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott.
Registration is requested for attendees.
The Employee Forum and Carolina Center for Public Service are hosting a relief trip to Goldsboro, NC to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence on Friday, December 14, 2018 from 8:00AM – 5:00 PM! Volunteers will be working at the MERCI Center in Goldsboro to assemble relief supply buckets. MERCI is the Disaster Response and Mission Support Center warehouse where the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) assembles and disseminates hygiene, cleaning and other relief supply kits to disaster-stricken areas. For more details on MERCI, please click here. For more details on UMCOR, click here.
Please remember that all UNC Staff have Community Service Leave (CSL) available to them for events such as this (with prior supervisor approval)! The Office of State Human Resources also allocated an extra 16 hours of CSL for use in any Florence-related volunteer activity. For more details on the CSL policy, click here.
Community Service Committee, UNC Employee Forum
**THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY FULL, BUT PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE WAITLIST, AS MORE SPOTS MAY OPEN FOR THIS TRIP AND WE MAY ALSO HOST ANOTHER RELIEF TRIP IN THE SPRING**
Community Service Committee Meeting Agenda
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3407
- Welcome/Introductions/Role Call[[11:30-11:35]]
- Planning for Events/Projects in 2018-2019[[11:35-12:15]
- Update on other business[[12:15-12:25]]
- Questions/Final Comments [[12:25-12:30]]
The Employee Forum book club will read Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks.
Registration is requested for attendees.
Help us spread some Carolina cheer this holiday season! The Employee Forum’s Community Service Committee is sponsoring our second annual campus toy drive benefiting the patients and families at UNC Children’s Hospital! Let’s put a smile on the face of these spectacular mini Tar Heels!
For more information about UNC Children’s Hospital, please visit their website.
Please be reminded that all items must be new, no gift wrapping is allowed and we do not accept food, drinks, candy or items with a religious origin.
Donation Bin Locations:
-Coker Hall (Lobby)
Carolina Center for Public Service
-205 Wilson St., Chapel Hill (Back Porch Conference Room)
Carolina Union (Near Guest Services Desk)
-Murphey Hall (Room 217)
-Sitterson Hall (Upper Lobby)
-Garner Hall (Economics Admin Office)
FedEx Global (Lobby near Auditorium)
Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost
-South Building (Room 218)
Office of University Counsel
-Bynum Hall (Room 110)
-Carolina Hall (Room 125)
-Dey Hall (Department of Romance Languages Office, Room 238)
Student Stores (Stone & Leaf Café)
-James A. Taylor Building (2nd Floor Admin West)
-Tomkins Building, 140 Mason Farm Road (Main Lobby)
Eshelman School of Pharmacy
-Kerr Hall (Lobby)
South Campus (Cont.)
Gillings School of Global Public Health
-Michael Hooker Research Center (Atrium near 1001)
-Rosenau Hall (1st Floor Lobby)
-McGavran-Greenberg Hall (1st Floor Lobby near elevators)
School of Law
-Van Heck-Wettach Hall (Main Lobby)
School of Nursing
-Dean’s Suite (1000 Carrington Hall)
UNC Children’s Hospital (Main lobby)
University Mail Services (Basement of Bioinformatics Building)
-SASB North (Main Lobby)
Cecil B. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
-725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Ground level near elevator)
Carolina Square, 123 W Franklin St. (4th Floor Elevator Lobby)
EHS, 1120 Estes Drive Extension (EHS Breakroom)
-1st Level Main Entrance Lobby
-2nd Level Lobby
-HVAC Admin Office- General Storeroom
-Service Shop Building Main Entrance- Admin Desk
Finance & Administration Service Center of Excellence
-400 Roberson St., Carrboro, NC (Main lobby)
Friday Center (Main Lobby)
Office of Sponsored Research
-104 Airport Drive, Suite 2200 (Main entrance)
Link to Searchable Campus Map
((Please check back periodically for more specific details & additional locations))
Non-UNC Affiliated Donors
North Carolina Central University Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students
- Any Disney or Super Hero Items
- Baby Dolls
- Barbie Dolls
- Bath Bombs/Other Body Products
- Books (All Levels, Ethnically Diverse, English and Spanish)
- Clothing (All Sizes), Including Pajamas, Newborn Onesies/
Hats, & Fun Teen Socks
- Colored Pens, Pencils & Markers
- Colorful Blankets/Quilts (All Sizes)
- Coloring Books (Children & Adult)
- DVD’s (New Releases)
- Hand-held Electronic Games
- Infant Rattles, Rings & Teethers
- Journals & Notebooks
- Makeup Kits
- Matchbox Cars/Trucks
- Sensory Toys
- Slime Kits
- Small Character Figurines
- Stuffed Toys
- Sports Related Games/Balls
- Sound Machines
- String Lights & 3M Hooks
- Teenage Board Games
- Toy Medical Kits
- UNO/Regular Playing Cards
The above form (and a receipt) will need to be turned in if the donor wishes to receive a tax deductible receipt from UNC. When filling out the form, subtotals should be used (exclude taxes/shipping costs). If the receipt is unavailable, please submit a printout from a website showing the item with the same cost.
Volunteer with us:
- Volunteers who participate in drop-off and pick-up efforts are eligible to take Community Service Leave (CSL) with supervisor approval. Please email Katie Musgrove at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in volunteering.
- For more information on how to take CSL, please visit the UNC Human Resources website.