Cocoa and Caring

On Tuesday, December 6, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., the Southeast will host its annual Cocoa and Caring event. This come and go evening will be filled with many opportunities for families to come and participate in numerous activities that promote caring for others in the community.

The best part of the evening is sipping cocoa and enjoying the warmth, not only from the treat, but also from the great feeling these caring activities will create in your heart. So, make plans to bring your family to an evening of caring and sharing with our Southeast community.

Please see the following suggested giving lists for each grade level. ┬áThese are just suggestions — any and all items appropriate for our recipients (Sycamore Food Pantries, Pay It Forward House, Safe Passage, Tails, and the students of Southeast School).

Kindergarten and First Grade

  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Canned Meats and Tuna
  • Dry Pasta
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Toilet Paper
  • Baby Wipes
  • Diaper Rash Ointment
  • Scentless Dryer Softener Sheets
  • Liquid Dishwasher Soap
  • Water Resistant Mittens

Second Grade

  • Peanut Butter
  • Individual Size Fruit Juice
  • Jams and Jellies
  • Salad Dressing
  • Paper Towels
  • Toothbrushes/paste
  • Hair Brush/Comb
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Liquid Laundry Soap
  • Coloring Books/Crayons

Third Grade

  • Canned Soups
  • Cold or Hot Cereals
  • Individual Vegetable Juice
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Deodorant
  • Kleenex
  • Small or Large Kitchen Garbage Bags
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Ziploc Bags
  • Water Resistant Gloves

Fourth and Fifth Grades

  • Canned Fruit/Vegetables
  • Granola/Energy Protein Bars
  • Rice/Potato Side Dishes
  • Canned Meals (ravioli, stew, etc.)
  • Gelatin and Pudding Mixes
  • Individual Juice (V8 or fruit- bottles or cans)
  • Paper Plates/Napkins
  • Q-tips and Cotton Swabs
  • Liquid Dish Soap