In Appreciation of Holiday Generosity
Dear Penn Community,
Thank you for making this one of the most successful holiday gift giving seasons.
Your generosity was unprecedented. Many benefited from your willingness to give.
The following is a list of the various efforts:
Thank you to President Amy Gutmann for hosting an Annual Holiday Party where
over 400 toys and gifts were collected.
Thank you to the following departments that brought joy to more than 35 families during the holidays by "adopting" them:
-Academic Support Programs coordinated by Robin Read
-Bioethics coordinated by Colleen Rotindo
-Business Services coordinated by Maria Chaney
-Clinical Research Unit coordinated by Adina Lieberman
-Clinical Epidemeology and Biostatistics coordinated by Eunice Franklin-Becker
-College Houses & Academic Services coordinated by Pamela Robinson
-Computer Information Science (SEAS) coordinated by Janean Williams
-Computing Educational Technology Services (SEAS) coordinated by Tonya Revell
-Creative Communications coordinated by Rachel Chandler
-Dental Library coordinated by Sue Gavin-Leone
-English Language Programs coordinated by Joanna Ghosh
-General Counsel coordinated by Helen Logan
-Gift Planning and International Gifts coordinated by Lorleen Maxwell
-Graduate School of Education coordinated by Linda J. Hollenbeck
-Housing and Conference Services coordinated by Katrina Terrell
-Library Information Systems coordinated by Nancy Rose
-Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics coordinated by Lynda Mules
-Space Planning and Operations coordinated by Robin Rozen
-U.L.A.R. coordinated by Mary Jo Pauxtis
-University Communications coordinated by Heather A. Davis
-Vice President for Government, Community & Public Affairs coordinated by Linda Satchell and Rita Axelroth
-Van Pelt-Dietrich Library coordinated by Katherine Schultz
-Wharton School Dean's Office coordinated Jennifer O'Keefe
-Wharton School Executive Education coordinated by Ann Corchoran
-Wharton School External Affairs coordinated by Dawn Downing
-Wharton School Finance & Administration coordinated by Teresa Regan
-Wharton School Marketing Department coordinated by Marcia Longworth
-Wharton Undergraduate Division coordinated by Meredith Wickman
Thank you to the entire University community for donating over one thousand gifts and toys.
Thank you to the Dropsite Volunteers that collected all the gifts and toys and made it possible for
us to respond to request for donations from our neighbors listed below:
-Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell's Holiday Dinner for the Homeless
-Bridges To The Community
-Carroll Park Community Council
-Children's Services, Inc. at Shaw Middle School
-Church of New Hope & Faith, Inc.
-Family Support Program
-Fan's View Youth Empowerment Program
-Potter's House Mission
-Second Antioch Church
-Word Tabernacle Baptist Church
Thanks to Amy Forsyth for coordinating the Annual Coat Drive. This year, our Penn Coat Drive
benefited the Annual Philadelphia Cares Winter Coat Drive.
Thank you for your generosity!
Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 17, January 10, 2006