Operation Easter Basket

Operation Easter Basket 2021

 Operation Easter BasketEvery year, we collect donations of Easter baskets which will be distributed to children in our community. This year, due to COVID-19,  we will not be able to have the usual celebration but we will still provide baskets filled with age-appropriate toys for children in need.  Basket distribution will be Saturday, March 20, 2021.


Registration is now closed.  If there are any extra baskets after the event, they will be available for pick-up on a first come, first served basis at the St. Vincent's Food Pantry starting on Monday, March 22, 2021. ID will be required.



Help local children and families in need by donating pre-filled Easter Baskets by March 15, 2021

What’s needed: Pre-filled baskets with: toys, games, books, crayons, coloring books, bubbles, jump ropes, stuffed animals, toiletries, hair accessories, sidewalk chalk, action figures, etc.  Teenagers love gift cards! 

We also accept empty baskets, candy, toys, cellophane and ribbon in order to prepare additional baskets for our clients.

Please label all baskets with gender and age group: 0-1, 2-5, 6-9, 10-13, 14-18
Baskets approximate value: $20
Please secure items in baskets (cellophane)
Please DO NOT WRAP items in baskets
Please NO perishable food


We couldn't do this event without our wonderful donors!

Want to help but don't want to shop?

We gladly accept gift cards, cash donations, or you can shop from home on our Amazon Smile Wishlist. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2VHZ6BBA4KOD2?ref_=wl_share

On-line donations: https://ccsnn.org/pages/donate or send check to P.O. Box 5099, Reno, NV 89513. Please specify your donations are to be used for "Operation Easter Basket."

Where To Donate
Drop off pre-filled baskets, plastic baskets, and basket stuffers at our  St. Vincent's Thrift Stores in Reno and Sparks Mon.-Sat. from 9:00am-3:00pm and Sundays from 10:00am-3:00pm. We are accepting these donations through March 15, 2021.

For additional information, contact Lisa Ross:lzross@ccsnn.org or 775-322-7073, ext. 235

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