Build Baskets for Families

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Birthday Buddy Bags

Our hope is that each child within our programs will be given the chance to feel celebrated on their birthday. DePelchin partners with our supporters to provide a gift bag filled with gifts and all the supplies necessary for a birthday party. Birthday Buddy Bags consist of:

  • Cake Batter & Icing
  • Aluminum Cupcake Pan & Cupcake Liners
  • Party-themed Paper Plates, Cups and Plasticware
  • Banners, Streamers & Balloons
  • Party Favors
  • Bonus: A Small Grocery Store Gift Card To Help the Family Buy Ice Cream

Family Game Night Baskets

Family time is important for parents and children to build positive bonds and make memories that will last a lifetime. To help bring laughter and joy to the families we serve we ask for baskets filled with things a family would need to have a fun game night. Items requested include:

  • Board Games
  • Deck of Cards
  • Puzzles
  • Prepackaged & Sealed Popcorn, Candy, and other Snacks

Self-Care Baskets for Parents

The parents we serve do an amazing job taking care of our kids and we want to give back to them. With your help, we can put together self-care baskets that celebrate our parents and encourage them to take some time for themselves. Items request include

  • Face Masks
  • Bath Bombs
  • Lotions
  • Body Scrubs
  • Candles

Household Baskets

Many of our families use an exceptionally high amount of household cleaning items because of the complex issues they face with the children in their homes. Help us provide laundry baskets filled with some basic household necessities including:

  • Hand Soap
  • Paper Towels & Washcloths
  • Toilet paper
  • Windex, 409, Antibacterial Wipes, Bleach, and other Household Cleaners

Seasonal Baskets

Valentine's Day

  • Valentine’s Day Card
  • Prepackaged & Sealed Candy
  • Themed Coloring Books/Crayons, Stickers & Crafts
  • Themed Games
  • Stuffed Animal


  • Prepackaged & Sealed Candy
  • Filled Plastic Eggs
  • Themed Coloring Books/Crayons, Stickers & Crafts
  • Themed Games
  • Stuffed Animal

Summer Fun

  • Jump Rope
  • Sidewalk Chalk& Bubbles
  • Kites & Hula Hoops
  • Water Play Sprinkers
  • Sunscreen & Bug Spray
  • Beach towels
  • Balls and Games


  • Canned Vegetables
  • Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • Boxed Macaroni and Cheese 
  • Stuffing Mix
  • Dessert Mix
  • Turkey Trays
  • Gift Card to Purchase Turkey and Dairy Items