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    Orange Santa brings holiday cheer to campus community

    By palmercr
    Published: Dec. 16, 2009

    Orange Santa began in 1994 as a program designed to foster a more caring university environment by providing help for members of the university community who have special needs during the holiday season. In December 2008 Orange Santa served 498 families, including 1,831 children. From campus police to alumni volunteers, meet some of the many …

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      Be In The Know: Groundbreaking Web Initiative Offers Up-to-the-minute Access to the Latest UT News said on Jan. 12, 2010 at 1:55 p.m.
      [...] See how Orange Santa is bringing holiday cheer to the campus community. Watch video. [...]
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      Kris Maxwell said on Jan. 6, 2010 at 2:37 p.m.
      What a wonderful story! You won't find a lot of other workplaces that have such a generous community. I only wish the emphasis of the season would be where it belongs--on the pagan celebration of the rebirth of the sun at the winter solstice.