Annual Holiday Gift Giveaway is Dec. 13

(Vanderbilt University)

Vanderbilt’s 2013 Holiday Gift Giveaway is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 13. A free turkey, tofurkey or Vanderbilt apron will be available for staff and faculty members who present a Vanderbilt ID. Employees also may donate their turkey to Second Harvest Food Bank.

Returning for 2013: A limited number of signature Vanderbilt aprons are available to choose in lieu of a turkey.

Langford Auditorium
6 a.m – midnight
Employees who work at the university, Vanderbilt University Medical Center main campus, or locations north of I-440, south of 1-40, west of I-65 or east of West End Avenue (including sites on West End) may pick up their gift at Langford Auditorium.

Live streaming video of the Langford Auditorium event will be available from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at

Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks

7 a.m – 7 p.m.
Employees who work outside the area described above may pick up their gift at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

ID required: Employees must present a valid Vanderbilt photo ID in person to retrieve their gift. No rain checks will be made, and one gift will be available per employee.

Transportation: Regular shuttle routes will remain in effect. Special event shuttles will run between Medical Center North and Kirkland Hall from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and between Medical Center North and the 25th Avenue Garage from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Open parking will be available in the 25th Avenue Garage from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For mobility impaired employees: Alternate arrangements must be made in advance. Please contact

NOTE: Garland Avenue between 24th Avenue and the Round Wing will be closed to all vehicles except those of patients, mobility impaired employees and shuttles.

Limited quantities of tofurkeys and Vanderbilt aprons are available. Unclaimed turkeys will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Print a Holiday Gift Giveaway flyer to post in your area.