SUNY Sullivan Kicks Off Holiday Toy and Food Drive with Basketball Doubleheader December 6

Fallsburg and Monticello High School Varsity Boys Tip Off at 5 pm #2-Ranked SUNY Sullivan Generals take on #13 SUNY Orange at 7 pm

SUNY Sullivan kicks off its 2022 Holiday Toy and Food Drive Tuesday, December 6, with “A Night of Giving,” a great night of local basketball and the opportunity to donate toys and food the College’s annual Toy and Food Drive. The event, which takes place in the Paul Gerry Fieldhouse, tips off at 5 pm with Fallsburg taking on Monticello in a matchup of high school boys varsity basketball teams. At 7 pm, the #2-ranked SUNY Sullivan Generals team takes on #13 SUNY Orange in a battle of two local nationally-ranked NJCAA men’s basketball teams.

Anyone who donates a new unwrapped today and/or a non-perishable food item will receive a ticket to the halftime raffle. Each person will receive one ticket per item. Tickets (cash only) to the event are $3 for adults and $1 for students and seniors. Admission is free for children under 5 and SUNY Sullivan students with a valid ID.

“This is a great opportunity to support our students with young families, and watch a great night of local basketball, including an important early-season game between two of the nation’s top community college basketball programs,” said SUNY Sullivan Director of Athletics & Recreation and Dean of Student Development Services Chris DePew.

SUNY Sullivan’s Holiday Toy and Food Drive was created to help SUNY Sullivan students who have young children. “Being a parent and attending college is very challenging.” said Associate Dean of Student Engagement Deb Waller-Frederick. “We recognize the hurdles our students with children often face. This Toy Drive is our way of spreading some holiday cheer to those students who are juggling family responsibilities and academics simultaneously.”

For more information about the Toy and Food Drive, or to donate, please contact Barbara Kelly at or 845-434-5750 ext. 4263.

About SUNY Sullivan

SUNY Sullivan is the leader of innovative higher education and a catalyst for workforce development throughout the Sullivan Catskills and beyond. Our diverse community cultivates personal growth and professional advancement, preparing students for success in a sustainable and interconnected world. A forward-looking, top-tier community college in New York, SUNY Sullivan offers over 40 degree programs, certificates, and micro-credentials for learners at all levels of their educational goals. We value critical inquiry and creativity while supporting our students in a culture of inclusion and respect.


December 1, 2022

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