Holiday Basket Project for Seniors


Cause Areas


Tue Nov 01, 2016 - Fri Dec 02, 2016


650 Letica DriveRochester, MI 48307


Each year the Older Persons' Commission (OPC) partners with community members to provide Holiday basket to low-income, homebound seniors. We are in need of volunteers to sign-up to donate a basket and/or deliver baskets to a senior. Gift baskets/boxes need to be delivered to the OPC by noon on Friday, December 9th.

Most items for the gift baskets can be purchased at dollar stores, here is a listing of what we are asking for:

  • 1 can each of: vegetables, fruit, cranberries
  • 1 box each of: stuffing, mashed potatoes
  • holiday dessert (cookies)
  • tea bags
  • breakfast bars
  • 4lb turkey/ham or $10 grocery gift card
  • laundry basket or large decorated box (to hold items)
  • paper towels
  • toilet paper
  • kleenex
  • liquid dish soap
  • hand soap
  • toothpaste/toothbrush
  • shampoo/conditioner
  • hand sanitizer
  • unisex gift wrapped item such as: puzzles, candy, holiday napkins, stamps and stationary, oven mitts

Basket delivery will take place on Saturday, December 10th. Volunteers will meet at the OPC at 10:00am, to receive the delivery address. Seniors homes are located in Rochester, Rochester Hills, or Oakland Township.


  • People Skills
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Basket Delivery, including time at OPC, 1.5 hours
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