University of Southern Indiana

Giving Tree Application

Wrapped holiday gifts

Please review the ENTIRE FORM for important guidelines before completing. All information provided herein will be kept confidential. Application deadline is November 2, 2018.

  • Only current USI employees and currently enrolled USI students (and their immediate family living within the household) are eligible.
  • Your application will be verified for eligibility by one representative from Staff Council and one representative from Human Resources.
  • Those that do not qualify include:
    • USI retirees.
    • Current USI employees and/or students who have participated in the Giving Tree during the past two-year period.(exception to this rule if we have small amount of applicants, the Giving Tree committee will take this under consideration)
    • Extended family members of employees or students, such as brothers, sisters, cousins, etc. This program is intended only for those residing within the same household of the current USI employee or student. 
  • Each requested item will be limited in cost to $25.00 in order to provide assistance to as many people as possible during the holiday season.
  • Children 13 and under may receive:
    • A MAXIMUM of three choices of clothing.
    • A MAXIMUM of two toys (no electronics or video games).
  • Children AGES 14 to 18  may receive:
    • A MAXIMUM of two choices of clothing.
    • A MAXIMUM of one write-in item choice (no electronics or video games). 
  • Each family may receive one $25 gift card.
  • You may pick up gifts on the following dates: Dates will be posted in late November. The contact person for gift pickups is Jamie Little. Amy can be reached at 812-465-1685 or you may e-mail her .

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