Little River Hawk Wishes is a program designed to support parenting UMass Lowell students that are also experiencing financial challenges and hardships. The program provides resources that will be used to purchase holiday gifts, birthday gifts and school supplies for the children of UMass Lowell students.

The application to the Little River Hawk Wishes program is open to students that meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Student is currently enrolled at UMass Lowell
  • Student is a parent/guardian of a child under the age of 18
  • Student is currently experiencing financial challenges or hardships

Students can apply to the Little River Hawk Wishes program using the online application: 

Little River Hawk Wishes Process

  1. Current UMass Lowell students applies for the Little River Hawk Wishes program using the online application.
  2. Applications are reviewed within 7 business days by the Office of Student & Family Support Services.
  3. Students are notified regarding their status in the program via UML email.
  4. Students whose applications are accepted will receive additional instructions from Student & Family Support Services staff regarding the purchasing of items.

For more information, please email: