Basket fundraiser benefits United Way

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Faculty and staff are invited to purchase raffle tickets for themed baskets created by departments across campus. All proceeds will go to the United Way of Northern Arizona.

Basket themes range from NAU gear to coffee and sweet treats. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5 and can be purchased in the offices where the baskets are on display. To view photos of the baskets, click here.

The baskets also will be displayed during the Mountain Campus Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Nov. 21-22 at the du Bois Center. Attendees can purchase tickets at the craft fair, and the drawing will be held Sunday afternoon.

This year’s baskets include:

  • Desktop Garden PartyOffice of the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Babbitt Administrative Center, room 201
    The basket includes an African violet with special pottery for violets; Red Flowering Coloncho; English Ivy; gloves; Miracle Grow fertilizer; and a $25 gift certificate to Warner’s Nursery.
  • Holiday BasketOffice of Student Life, University Union, room 105
    The basket includes more than 20 tree ornaments.
  • Basket O’ HealthCollege of Health & Human Services Dean’s Office, Health Professions Building, room 118
    The basket includes a Phillips Sonicare toothbrush; dental hygiene kit with toothbrush; floss; toothpaste and mouth wash; a healthy cookbook; lip balms; meditation CDs; dark chocolate; and a hand crocheted scarf.
  • Sweetness of Giving BasketCompliance, Controls and Business Services, Gammage, room 103
    The basket includes several varieties of candy bars.
  • Coffee and Breakfast BasketHuman Resources, Centennial Building, HR lobby
    The basket includes two NAU mugs; egg pancake rings; cast iron griddle; Macy’s $20 gift card; Macy’s breakfast blend coffee; Starbucks $10 gift card; Greek yogurt protein bars; instant oatmeal; organic medium roast coffee; Trader Joe’s harvest blend herbal tea; cinnamon sticks; chocolate syrup; hot cocoa with mini marshmallows; bacon hot chocolate; Hungry Jack pancake mix and syrup; organic pancake and waffle mix (gluten free); Chai spice tea; and a Kickstand Kafe $10 gift card.
  • NAU BasketBudget Office and PAIR Office, Babbitt Administrative Center, room 115A or 215
    The basket includes a blanket; water bottle; holiday ornament; coffee tumbler; car flag; NAU pin; NAU foam axe; stickers; two beanies; drawstring bag; magnet; license plate holder; Target gift card and an NAU T-shirt.
  • Baby It’s Cold Outside BasketOffice of Public Affairs, Babbitt Administrative Center, room 106
    The basket includes a handmade blue and gold scarf; ice scraper; chocolate and peppermint stirrers; salted caramel marshmallows; Starbucks double chocolate hot cocoa; a set of Yaktrax; a DVD featuring the sights and sounds of a fireplace and almond chocolate biscottis.
  • NAU Old Main BasketOffice of the President, Babbitt Administrative Center, suite 200
    The basket includes an autographed copy of Only at NAU, a recently published book detailing the history of NAU through individuals’ stories by Lisa Schnebly-Heidinger, accomplished author and NAU alumna; a golden Old Main ornament; a silver desktop business card holder engraved with the President’s seal and a matching silver gift set including a money clip; a blue pen; a black pen; a keychain and a travel-sized business card holder; a sleek black NAU executive folio; and an assortment of Lindt Lindor dark and milk chocolates and Werther’s Original caramel candies.