RazorGift Applications Still Available

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RazorGifts is a gifting program created by the staff and for the staff at the University of Arkansas to provide assistance during the holidays. The application period for the 2019 holiday season has opened and will remain open until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15. All information on the applications will remain anonymous. Applications can be found online at the Staff Senate's RazorGifts page.

For those who wish to help with the program, a virtual registry to directly purchase requested items for recipients will be open in November. Be watching Newswire for an announcement when the registry is live. Purchased items must be shipped to the address below for processing by Friday, Dec. 6. Distribution to recipients will take place in mid-December.

Should you wish to donate via cash or check, please make payable to RazorGifts and mail or drop off your donation to:

Michael Rau, program co-chair
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701


Michael Rau, co-chair, RazorGifts Program
Staff Senate
479-575-7523, ssgifts@uark.edu


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