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UK Employees Help Children Celebrate Holidays With Circle of Love

By Amanda White

 

The annual Circle of Love provides presents such as clothing, toys and bicycles to kids nominated by teachers and counselors from Central Kentucky schools. UK employees and departments participate in the program by buying gifts from a wish list made by the children.

 

Nov. 22, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) -- UK employees have the opportunity to make the holiday season a happier one for underprivileged children in Fayette, Bourbon, Scott, Woodford, Madison, Jessamine, Nicholas and Clark counties.

The annual Circle of Love provides presents such as clothing, toys and bicycles to kids nominated by teachers and counselors from Central Kentucky schools. UK employees and departments participate in the program by buying gifts from a wish list made by the children.

Names of children, along with their wish lists, will be available for selection at various dates and locations.

  • MEDICAL CENTER
    Pick up wish lists: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, through Wednesday, Nov. 27, and Monday, Dec. 2, through Friday, Dec. 6 in the UK Hospital lobby and Kentucky Clinic, across from the Wildcat Café.
    Drop off gifts: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the UK Hospital lobby.
  • CAMPUS
    Pick up wish lists:
    • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday Nov. 15, Student Center Great Hall• 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19, Patterson Office Tower room 529
    • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19, Student Center bridge lounge
    • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, Erikson Hall lobby
    • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19, Anderson Hall front entrance
    • 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19, Peterson Service Building pedway entrance
    • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19, Agriculture Science Center North lower lobby
    Drop off gifts: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10 and Wednesday, Dec. 11, Student Center room 206.

All Circle of Love sponsors receive a free holiday ornament. For more information about donations at the Medical Center, call the volunteer office at 323-6023. For more information about campus donations, call Karen Doyle, Student Center I.D. office, at 257-1378.


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