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Summit County
Children Services

264 S. Arlington St.
Akron, OH 44306
Phone: 330.379.9094
Fax: 330.379.1901
Hearing Impaired: ORS 7-1-1

Easter Basket Program

FILLED/WRAPPED EASTER BASKETS NEEDED

Easter will be celebrated this year on Sunday, April 21. SCCS is seeking donations of approximately 1,500 filled Easter baskets for children served by the agency. CLICK HERE FOR A PROGRAM FLYER. 

Here is a breakdown of what is needed:

  • Age 12-24 months:  130 baskets (non-gender specific)
  • Age 2-4:  175 baskets for boys & 175 baskets for girls
  • Age 5-7:  175 baskets for boys & 175 baskets for girls
    ALREADY HAVE CONFIRMED DONORS
  • Age 8-10:  110 baskets for boys & 110 baskets for girls
    ALREADY HAVE CONFIRMED DONORS
  • Age 11-12:  75 baskets for boys & 75 baskets for girls
    ALREADY HAVE CONFIRMED DONORS
  • Age 13+:  150 baskets for boys & 150 baskets for girls
    ALREADY HAVE CONFIRMED DONORS

 Suggested items  to include:

  • AGE 12-24 months:  Baby lotion, shampoo, small toys, sippy cups,  bibs, sleepers/onsies, diapers and wipes.
  • AGE  2-4:  Coloring books & crayons/markers, books, sidewalk chalk, outdoor play toys, Play-Doh, dolls, cars/trucks, stuffed animals, Goldfish crackers, & limited candy.

Interested donors are asked to indicate the number of baskets your organization is able to contribute by contacting contact Sandy DeLuca, Supervisor, Community Relations Department at (330) 379-1994 or at sdeluca@summitkids.org.

DELIVERY INSTRUCTIONS:  Filled/wrapped/labeled Easter baskets are needed by March 31.  They can be delivered
to Summit County Children Services, 264 S. Arlington Street, Akron, OH  44306 anytime March 29-31.  Donors are asked to indicate their delivery date and time.  NOTE:  Volunteers will be available to help unload baskets on March 31 only.  For more information, please call the Community Relations Department at (330) 379-1994 or at sdeluca@summitkids.org.

 

Thank you so much to our many generous donors for helping to make Easter a fun and festive holiday for the children and families we serve!!  If you are interested in learning about other donor opportunities, click here for an informational brochure