Giving Tree provides gifts for elementary children

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The Giving Tree has returned to Stanislaus State after a two-year hiatus. This initiative helps the campus community give back to children in need.

Sponsored by Associated Students, Inc. and the University Student Center, the tree was placed in the University Student Center in mid-November and decorated with 90 tags bearing the requests of children at three Turlock elementary schools. Within a few days, all but nine tags have been taken by students, faculty and staff members who will buy the requested items and return the unwrapped presents to the Student Center by Dec. 13.

“It gives students, faculty and staff a chance to give back to local kids,” said ASI Leadership Graduate Assistant Collin Gage. “Associated Students and the Student Center want to give back to the community, and this is a very practical way to do it.”

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