In October, we started discussing the idea of putting together gift baskets for our CPCN residents. When we made the decision to move forward, it only left us with a month to get donations and a couple weeks to put the baskets together. We knew that our efforts were blessed when we got more than enough in-kind and monetary donations to fill the baskets with all kinds of items. Above is a picture of the baskets we were able to put together.
We put together the baskets the week before Christmas and delivered them a few days before the holiday. In total we delivered 45 baskets within 4 days. The residents were so thrilled that they had been thought of and truly enjoyed their baskets. Many mentioned they were going to wait until Christmas to open them, just as they would any other regular gift. Soon we will have a slideshow posted with pictures of the residents receiving their baskets.
We hope to surprise them again and put together something similar for Easter. If you would like to donate monetarily, please go to the Giving section of our website, and select CPCN Holiday Giving Train as the fund. If you would like to donate items, please contact Nicole Brase at 636-288-5150