Angel Trees at TTUHSC
WHAT: The Interprofessional Ambassadors (IPA) student organization at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is collecting unwrapped toy and clothing donations for the Salvation Army through the Salvation Army Angel Tree program.
WHEN: Now through Dec. 17
WHERE: TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building, 3601 4th St., first floor lobby and The F. Marie Hall Student Synergistic Center
EVENT: The Salvation Army Angel Tree program matches donors with underprivileged children to provide them with new gifts and clothing during the holidays.
The IPA’s goal is to find donors for all 100 angels on the trees at TTUHSC. As a whole, the Salvation Army in Lubbock still has about 2,000 more angels that need to be adopted.
IPA’s mission is to collaborate interprofessionally in promoting a training environment that will enhance quality health care and improve patient outcomes. The organization aims to achieve this by upholding the qualities of teamwork, communication and understanding amongst health care professions.
For more information about how you can donate to the Salvation Army Angel Trees at
TTUHSC, email IPA Head Ambassador Alaric Nielson at firstname.lastname@example.org or IPA Volunteer Chair Sarah Marischen at email@example.com.
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