AFSCME 3800 Toy Drive

Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2018 - 8:00am - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:00pm

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AFSCME Local 3800 will be collecting donations of toys for the U of M Masonic Children’s Hospital from December 4-14. Due to infection prevention concerns, we can only accept new, unwrapped toys, books, clothes and crafts in their original packaging—preferably in plastic bags directly from the store. See below for a list of preferred items.

 You can drop off your donation on December 13 during our union coffee break.

Or deliver your toys to a local 3800 officer or executive board member:

West Bank
Social Sciences Building 1414: Kyle Edwards, Political Science 
Humphrey School 300: Cherrene Horazuk, HHH Administration

East Bank
Rapson Hall 101: Janaya Martin, Landscape Architecture
Mechanical Engineering 1100D: Andy Carhart, Mechanical Engineering
Peik Hall 175: Brad Sigal, MN Center for Reading Research

St. Paul Campus
Coffey Hall 495: Anna Alba, Extension Center for Family Development

Med Area
Mayo Building C302-3Sarah Vast, Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility 
Dinnakin 310: SvenErik Olsen, Masonic Cancer Center
Phillips-Wangensteen Building 11-200 : Stephanie Taylor, Surgery

Please let all of your non-union co-workers know about our toy drive.  All contributions will be accepted.

Looking for donation ideas?

The pediatric patients love age-appropriate toys and games. They typically ask for a wide range of toys, clothes and books. They can use everything from arts and craft supplies to Xbox and PlayStation 4 video games.

For infants and toddlers, we especially need:

  • Rattles
  • Light-up and sound toys
  • Links and plastic rings
  • O-balls
  • Infant kick-and-play crib toys

For preschool and school-age patients, we especially need:

  • Thomas & Friends trains (Die-cast style)
  • Paw Patrol toys
  • Lego kits
 For teens, we especially need:
  • Lego kits
  • Headphones
  • Slippers and slipper socks
  • Burt’s Bees kits
  • Minnesota sports team apparel

Books that we especially need:

  • Baby board books
  • Books with princess themes
  • Books with superhero themes
  • The very latest in young adult fiction

Or check out the hospital’s wish list on Amazon.

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Take Your Union Break!

Date: 
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

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Thursday, December 13 
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

West Bank: Carlson School 1-122
East Bank: Rapson Hall 109
St. Paul Campus: Learning and Environmental Sciences Atrium
Med Area: Moos Tower Tunnel

AFSCME 3800 invites you to take a collective break and stop by any of the locations above from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Invite your coworkers for coffee, hot cocoa, and baked goods for a mid-morning treat. We will have a drop box at each location for our Toy Drive (see below). 

November Membership Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 11/27/2018 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
5:15 – 7:00 p.m.
St. Paul. McNeal Hall room 146


(with phone connections for greater Minnesota participants upon request)

Please join us on Tuesday, November 27 at 5:15 p.m. for our monthly membership meeting. There will be a portion of the meeting set aside for committee breakouts (communications, organizing, and stewards). This is a great opportunity to get involved in one of our committees, or to find out more about what the committees do. 

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The newly-elected chair officers of AFSCME Council 5 - Carmen Brown (Local 977), Destiny Dusosky (Local 753), Cherrene Horazuk (Local 3800) and Pat Guernsey (Local 552).
The newly-elected chair officers of AFSCME Council 5 - Carmen Brown (Local 977), Destiny Dusosky (Local 753), Cherrene Horazuk (Local 3800) and Pat Guernsey (Local 552).

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Oct 23

Solving workplace problems

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