Service center asks for Easter donations

North Kent Community Services (NKCS) is collecting items in February and March to make 500 Easter baskets for the children they serve. NKCS would appreciate donations of the following items by March 31:

• candy or fruit snacks

• Easter baskets and grass

• small stuffed animals—Beanie Baby size

• bubbles and sidewalk chalk

• jump ropes and balls

• markers, colored pencils and coloring books

• small cars and trucks—Matchbox/Hot Wheels size

• any other suitable Easter basket items for children ages 1–10

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