Palatine Township coordinates this annual program which provides Easter Baskets to financially disadvantaged children, ages 10 years and younger in our community. Local churches, businesses, organizations, and individuals create baskets filled with edible treats and small toys. Last year we identified over 864 children who were extremely grateful to be recipients in this program.

If you would like to participate in this program by donating a basket, please follow these guidelines

  • Please stop by the Township and pick out a bunny, chick, or egg cut-out which includes child’s first name, age, gender and assigned number,
  • Or, complete and submit the 2021 Easter Basket Program Donor Sign-Up Form below. If you register online, you will be contacted via email and provided the necessary information, including the child’s information after February 18.
  • Create your basket! Suggested items include: edible treats, small toys, games, hair accessories, puzzles, books, etc. The value of the basket and its contents should be approximately $25.00. All edible items must be in original packaging.
  • Please wrap your basket in cellophane or another transparent material and either attach your cut-out (whether it’s a bunny, chick or egg) or include a label with the child’s name and assigned number.
  • Registration ends March 22, 2021.
  • Return all baskets and donations to the Township by March 26, 2021.

Do you know of a child in need in Palatine Township?

To see if they qualify, submit child’s name, address, phone number, school, and parent’s name, to llindberg@palatinetownship-il.gov

(Must have parents’ permission to submit personal information.)

2021 Easter Basket Donor Form

  • If you would like to participate in the Easter Basket program, please sign up as a donor no later than March 22, 2021.

  • Please let us know how many children you would like to sponsor with Easter Baskets.
  • Please let us know if you have any special requests, such as if you would prefer to sponsor Easter Baskets for either boys or girls, etc.
  • Monetary Donation you intend on making to the Needy Family Fund.
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