SPLURGE Holds Annual Easter Basket Drive for Children in Need
SPLURGE HOLDS ANNUAL EASTER BASKET DRIVE FOR CHILDREN IN NEED
A local Easter tradition continues for the 12th consecutive year as SPLURGE partners with Kids in Crisis and The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County to collect filled Easter baskets for children in need. L
ocated at 39 Lewis Street, SPLURGE provides a convenient downtown location for members of the community to donate filled Easter baskets now through Wednesday, April 17th. SPLURGE owner Sonia Sotire Malloy shared, “We are honored to support two incredible organizations, Kids in Crisis and The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, with our annual Easter Basket Drive. Our very generous customers and the local Girl Scouts have always embraced this effort and have helped us to donate almost 1,200 baskets since we began this tradition in 2008. This year our goal is to collect 150 filled Easter baskets which will make many children very happy on Easter morning.”
Shari Shapiro, Executive Director of Kids In Crisis, says
, “The Easter Baskets brighten the holiday for those staying here at Kids In Crisis. We can’t believe that this is the 12th year that Sonia and SPLURGE have been collecting Easter Baskets. We are so appreciative of the ongoing support!”
Kate Lombardo, Executive Director of the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County added, “The Food Bank is honored and pleased to partner, once again. with Sonia and her team at SPLURGE for this annual event. The Easter baskets bring happiness and excitement to the children living in our area's shelters on Easter morning. Our community is lucky to have Sonia and her team who unselfishly give of their time to brighten the lives of less fortunate children on a holiday morning."
Cellophane wrapped Easter baskets can be filled with items for children ages 2 to 17 and can include toys, journals, games, personal care items, gift cards, packaged healthy snacks and traditional Easter candy. Please contact Sonia Sotire Malloy at 203-869-7600 if your school or organization is interested in contributing to the SPLURGE Easter Basket Drive.