Community Outreach

Current Project

UMB’s Staff Senate and Office of Community Engagement are hosting a Thanksgiving food drive to benefit CURE Scholar & Police Activity Leagues (PAL) families of West Baltimore. Departments or individuals can sponsor a family by collecting the items below to fill a Thanksgiving food basket.

To fill a basket, each donation should include:

  • 2 boxes of stuffing
  • 2 cans of cranberries
  • 2 boxes of mashed potatoes
  • 2 cans sweet potatoes
  • 2 cans of gravy 4 cans of vegetables (corn, peas, green beans, etc.)

This year's drive runs from Monday, October 21 through Wednesday November 20, 2019. To donate, look for the blue collection bins in your building.

Baskets will be assembled on Monday, November 25, 2019. If you would like to volunteer for basket assembly, please contact Staff Senator Lois Warner at

To make a monetary donation please visit: