UA Little Rock accepting applications for holiday food basket drive

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate is accepting applications for free holiday food baskets. 

The Staff Senate’s Helping Hands project provides holiday meal baskets for UA Little Rock students and employees who would otherwise not be able to provide a traditional holiday dinner for their families.

Applications will be accepted until Thursday, Nov. 30. Only one application per family will be accepted.

Visit the Staff Senate’s Helping Hands application to fill out an application online or print an application.

Applications should be submitted in person to Helping Hands Committee Chairperson Rena Burt in the College of Business Room 205 or by email to

Donations are also being accepted to help make the food baskets. Items needed include stuffing mix, cornbread mix, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, chicken broth, macaroni and cheese, green beans, green peas, black eyed peas, corn, rice, canned potatoes, canned yams, cranberry sauce, cake mix and frosting, and nonperishable juices.

Donations can be dropped off in the donation boxes located across campus in the College of Business, Department of Human Resources, Donaghey Student Center, the George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, and Ottenheimer Library.

For more information, contact Burt at 501-569-3356 or or visit the Staff Senate’s Helping Hands website.

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