Community Easter Baskets for Local Children

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 119 S Leroy St Fenton MI 48430  See map


Efforts are underway to help families in need in Fenton and surrounding communities by providing Easter Baskets for children age birth through 8th grade.   This project involves the combined efforts of local area churches,  businesses, and volunteers.  We are asking the community for assistance to ensure that each child may have their own Easter Basket to enjoy!  Easter baskets will be assembled on Thursday, March 28th at 9:00 am in the Family Life Center  next to the Fenton United Methodist Church, 119 S. Leroy.  Baskets will be available for pick up from 1-4 pm on Thursday March 28th.  Volunteers are welcome to assist with the basket assembly.

If you need or know of a family in need of assistance in Fenton or surrounding communities, please call LOVE, INC at (810) 235-4990 (8:30 am - 12:30 pm Mon-Fri) to request an Easter Basket for your child/children.

There are 3 ways individuals or businesses can contribute to this project. 

  1. Monetary donations are accepted (check payable to FUMC, with “Easter Basket” written in the memo) and may be dropped off or mailed to FUMC, 119 S. Leroy St. Fenton 48430.   All monetary donations will help purchase needed items for the baskets. 

  2. Donate or collect items needed which include:  Easter baskets, individually wrapped candy, chocolate bunnies, small books, small stuffed animals, small toys (i.e. bubbles, chalk, jump ropes, cars, balls, etc.) plastic eggs, toothbrush/toothpaste, ribbon & cellophane.

  3. Assist with the basket assembly on March 28th at 9 a.m.  in the Family Life Center.

If you have any further questions, you may contact coordinator Teri Sydenstricker at terisyd@charter.net or call Fenton United Methodist Church at (810) 629-2132.


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