The holiday season is upon us and per our usual, the department has elected to participate in the Joy Drive.

The primary purpose of the Joy Drive is to alleviate the financial pressure on student parents that comes along with buying gifts for their children during the holidays.

This year, we’ll again be sponsoring three children, a 6-year-old girl, a 3-year-old boy and a 1-year-old girl.  Please stop by the main office with your cash donation before December 1st, we’ll be shopping that evening.

Check out last year’s wrap up for a look back at what your generosity provided for one needy family.

Hello All-

We’ve been assigned our Joy Drive family!!  This year, we’ll be bringing holiday joy to a 5-year-old girl, a 2-year-old boy and a 3-month old girl.  We’re asking for your help to bring these kids a great Holiday season.  Please bring your donation to the main office (Gilbert 153) and put it in the giant beaker.  We will be shopping for gifts on Wednesday, so we need your donations no later than Tuesday, December 2, 2014.  Thank you all for your kindness and generosity in making these children’s holiday one to remember.

The department will once again be participating in the Joy Drive!  Stay tuned for more information.

The annual OSU Childcare and Family Resources Joy Drive is right around the corner. The Joy Drive pairs OSU sponsoring departments/individuals with OSU students who have children and are in need of help creating a joyful winter holiday season. Last year 52 student families were helped by the drive.  You may sponsor the children of a student family by emailing by Nov. 5. You will then receive information on your sponsor family by Nov. 14, and should purchase and deliver gifts to the office by Dec. 1.