Friday, 14 March 2014 10:04

Hop To It! Project Easter Bunny Starts Monday

By Staff Report | Entertainment
SARATOGA SPRINGS -, whose motto is “Helping Families Cope With Cancer, One Household at a Time” announces its 5th annual Project Easter Bunny project will begin on Monday, March 17. founder Lisa Morahan started the project after being too ill on Easter Sunday in 2009 to make one basket up for her son while in the middle of chemotherapy treatment. In 2010, enough toys and candy were collected to make up 100 baskets. 135 were made in 2011, 190 in 2012 and 225 in 2013. This year’s goal is to collect enough new small toys and candy for 250 baskets. Several area cancer organizations and hospitals caring for cancer patients will receive baskets so children of those in treatment will have a nice big basket to open on Easter morning. Locations to receive baskets include The CR Wood Center at Glens Falls Hospital, Samaritan Hospital, The Mollie Wilmott Radiation Oncology Center at Saratoga Hospital, The Community Hospice of Saratoga, The Hope Club in Latham, New York Oncology Hematology of Albany, CRAAB, To Life! in addition to families helped by Simplifying Lives and If you are interested in helping this effort please bring unopened candy and brand new small toys to donate to the following locations between March 17 -31: The CR Wood Center in Glens Falls Hospital, The Malta Community Center, Bella Rouge at Clifton Park Center, The Hope Club in Latham and all Ballston Spa National Bank locations. was founded in Saratoga Springs with the mission of helping help families cope with basic life necessities while a parent is undergoing treatment for cancer. helps families coordinate their own support system and for those without immediate help offers a core group of volunteers affectionately known as “The Army of Help”. Volunteers are always needed and tax deductible monetary donations are gratefully accepted. For more information, visit
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