Easter Basket Ministry

March 17 Easter Basket Kit Pickup
March 24 Easter Basket Kit Pickup
April 7 Easter Basket Returns

Bring a smile to a child this Easter; fill and return an Easter basket! 

Pick up kits in the Gathering Space Sunday, March 17 and March 24, fill up a basket and return it to the church Sunday, April 7 by noon.

Floris UMC provides Easter baskets to children in our community who are living in shelters and transitional housing each Easter. This year, the goal of the Easter Basket Ministry is to fill 900 - 1000 baskets. Floris UMC families will pick up kits representing a child and then purchase a basket and no more than $25 worth of goodies to fill the basket.

When baskets are returned, please be sure that the provided tag is visibly in place and the basket is securely wrapped using the cellophane bag you received with the tag. 

If you need to make alternative arrangements to drop off your basket, please contact Donna Porter before April 7. 

Check out this video from NBC4 to see what the Easter Basket Ministry is all about! 


Easter Basket Volunteer Opportunities: 

If you are interested in volunteering at the Easter Basket Return, Sunday, April 7 you can help in a couple of ways:

Basket Organization: Volunteers (Ages 14 or older) will assist in organizing baskets as they are returned Sunday, March 7. There are several time slots to choose from. (8 a.m-Noon)

Easter Basket Drivers: Volunteers pick up filled baskets on the Return Day of Sunday, April 7, from 1 - 3 p.m., and deliver them to local shelters and organizations during the work week of Monday, April 8 – Friday, April 12. There are several time and delivery slots to choose from.

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