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Request or Sponsor Thanksgiving and December Holiday Baskets

The Brighton Central School District and Brighton Food Cupboard are working together to offer Thanksgiving and December Holiday baskets to families who would benefit from them.

If your family is interested in receiving a basket for either or both holidays, please fill out the form on our website: https://www.bcsd.org//cms/module/selectsurvey/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=178

The information you provide would only be used for the baskets. Thanksgiving baskets would be delivered on Sunday, Nov. 22 and December Holiday baskets would be delivered on Dec. 21 (subject to change). The deadline to sign up to receive a basket is Oct. 31.

If you have any questions, contact Brighton Food Cupboard Case Manager Esti Kilimnick at 736-4526 or EKilimnick@jfsrochester.org. If you need assistance with filling out the form, contact your child's counselor.

If your family is interested in sponsoring a basket for a holiday, please fill out the following form: https://www.bcsd.org//cms/module/selectsurvey/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=177. Alternatively, you can make a $36 financial contribution toward a basket at the Jewish Family Service of Rochester website.

The Thanksgiving and December Holiday baskets include:

1. 5-pound chicken roaster
2. A can of cranberry sauce
3. A boxed dessert (brownie/cake mix)
4. One can of mixed vegetables
5. One box/can of gravy
6. One 5-pound bag of potatoes (any type)
7. One 3-pound bag of onions (white or yellow)
8. One 3-pound bag of apples (any type)
9. One small bag of carrots
10. One small box of cornbread mix
11. And a tote bag for the items.

Thanksgiving baskets would need to be dropped off Nov. 16-20 from 9 a.m. to noon or on Nov. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. December Holiday baskets would need to be dropped off Dec. 14-18 from 9 a.m. to noon or Dec. 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. The deadline to sign up to sponsor a basket is Oct. 31.

Drop off is at the Brighton Food Cupboard at the Brookside School, 220 Idlewood Road, off Evans Road. There will be a cart outside Door #16 and a sign-off sheet. You don't need to call to say you dropped it off. Please call 271-5355 for directions.

The Brighton Food Cupboard is committed to the prevention and reduction of hunger and food insecurity for individuals and families living in Brighton and surrounding communities through the provision of whole person, client-centered case management services.