UNICEF Club to Hold Spring Fundraiser

Throughout the year, Walpole High School’s UNICEF club holds a variety of different fundraisers, compiling money to send to the official UNICEF organization at the end of the year. After a successful Fall season, including their Trunk-or-Treat fundraiser and other concession stand set-ups at parent-teacher conferences or Back to School Night, the WHS UNICEF Club is preparing for their first-ever Spring fundraiser, Egg My Yard.

Happening on April 7 and April 8–the Friday and Saturday before Easter–volunteers and members of the WHS UNICEF club will visit participating houses around Walpole at nighttime, spreading candy-filled eggs over their front lawns and leaving a note from the Easter bunny on their front doors.

The club currently has 60 slots open for families to sign up under, and if they have enough volunteers, they will open up more slots to cover additional houses.

“People can sign up, and there are three options. You can get 25 eggs, 50 eggs or 75 eggs,” WHS UNICEF club advisor Vanessa Hackett said. “Starting at 8 p.m., the UNICEF bunnies are going to drive to different parts of Walpole in order to cover the person’s front yard. Then, we will leave a note that the Easter bunny stopped by.”

The idea of the Egg My Yard fundraiser was inspired by similar events that have been held in other towns since the start of the pandemic. The club plans to continue this event annually, and the Egg My Yard as well as the Trunk or Treat fundraiser will hopefully become the UNICEF club’s two main annual fundraisers.

UNICEF Club will be accepting donations of candy and plastic eggs.

Students will deliver all eggs prepackaged to families.

To sign up for the fundraiser, visit the QR code on the flyer or contact Hackett for more information.