Easter Basket Drive Starts March 1
This Lent, the Key Club and Campus Ministry are partnering on an Easter Basket Drive. Together with The Root Cellar, Cheverus students will assemble Easter baskets for the kids of Greater Portland. The baskets will be filled with traditional Easter trinkets and treats, as well as practical items.
Each week, for the remainder of Lent, the Cheverus community is asked to contribute to each weekly-designated age group. The drive starts Monday, March 1, with baby/infant products.
Here is the schedule:
- Week One: March 1-5 — Babies/Infants
(wipes, pacifiers, diapers, formula, rattles/hand toys, teething rings, etc.)
- Week Two: March 8-12 — Toddlers
(pull-ups, toothbrushes, toothpaste, fun soaps, superhero Band-Aids, socks, board books, small toys, etc.)
- Week Three: March 15-19 — Elementary School
(toiletries, socks and underwear, arts & crafts, crayons, activity books, reading books, etc.)
- Week Four: March 22 -26 — Middle School
(card games, more mature activities, toiletries(deodorant, soaps, etc.), socks and underwear, tech accessories, etc.)
- Week Five: March 29-April 1st — Candy
(hard candy, lollipops, bagged candy (M&Ms, jelly beans), snack-size candy bars, gum, gummy snacks, etc.)
All items donated can be dropped off during morning check-in in the boxes set up in the Atrium Community members are asked to contribute what they can, but this is not a required project for students.