Make the Season Special with

the USF Community Giving Tree

Sometimes unexpected life circumstances can make the Holiday season hard for colleagues who may be struggling to provide gifts for their children.

With the USF Community Giving Tree, employees in need can discreetly submit their children's gift wish lists and fellow USF employees have the opportunity to sponsor one or more children from the Giving Tree.

Help us make the season special for all of our USF families within the employee community by participating in the annual USF Community Giving Tree program!

Program Guidelines

Submitting a Child's Wish

  • You must be the parent or legal guardian of the child.
  • All full-time, part-time and temporary USF employees are eligible to submit their child's wish.
  • Children must be 18 years of age or younger.
  • Wishes must be limited to items that can be purchased for $35 or less.
  • Only one submission is allowed per child.
  • No last names will be provided. All sponsors will receive the first name of a child, his or her age, gender, and up to five desired items on his or her wish list.

Sponsoring a Child's Wish

  • When registering as a sponsor, you will select the preferred gender and age range of a child in need. You may also indicate "No Preference," which will help ensure that more children are matched with sponsors.
  • Once matched with a child, you will receive the child's list of 5 "wishes" to help you in selecting a gift.
  • Total spending per child must be limited to $35 or less .
  • Gift must be unwrapped and must include the child's first name and assigned number.

Submit a Child's Wish
Submit a child's wishes for the season by clicking the link below.

Please note only one submission per child is allowed.

Have your child's wish list submitted by 5:00pm on Friday, November 18th, so we can pair your child with a gift sponsor.

(Registration for Submitting a Child is Closed)

Donated gifts will be ready for pick up Tuesday, Dec. 13 through Friday, Dec. 16, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Division of Human Resources lobby (SVC 2172).


Sponsor A Child's Wish

Sponsor a child by clicking the link below.

Gift collection will take place from Monday, Nov. 21 through Monday, Dec. 5.

(Registration for Sponsoring a Child is Closed)

Gift Drop-Off Locations

Division of Human Resources Lobby, Student Services SVC 2172

USF Parking Campus Information Center, Main Entrance CIC101

College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Lobby MHC 1100

College of Medicine Office of Educational Affairs, Lobby MDC 1101

Campus Recreation Center, Admin/Membership Services Office REC111

Additional Questions?

Contact Desiree Cuesta Henderson at or by phone at (813)974-6874