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Preparing Holiday Baskets

Once again A.O.K. will be assisting the Blind Center of Nevada with making holiday gift baskets that are sold to the community as a major fundraiser for their organization.

Each year the Center fills orders of over 1,200 of these delectable baskets. These beautiful handmade baskets will be made with loving care by us's

We're going to fill each basket with an assortment of gourmet treats from decadent chocolates to exotic specialties. Wrap it up in cellophane and then for the finishing touch, we'll accent each masterpiece with a beautiful bow!


This event will be from 10:00am-2:00pm. No need to bring anything, all the supplies will be there for us. Up to 30 volunteers are needed to help out today. Bring a friend if you'd like, come for an hour or stay for the day. Please no children under 16. As always, please RSVP with integrity. Please post any questions that you may have below.

Thank you,


PS...I personally will not be attending this event. Your "go-to person" is A.O.K. member and Blind Center's Program Manager, Samantha Steele.

Have Fun!

The Blind Center of Nevada is one of the state's oldest charities and has been serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1955.

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  • Melissa C.

    So much fun!

    December 4, 2012

  • Beverly

    Joel and I enjoyed crushing pretzels for toppings immensely! Putting decorated oreo cookies in a bag was fun too and I hope the blind center makes lots of money to help them throughout the year! It feels great to help out.

    December 2, 2012

  • Renee b.

    it was a wonderful to see all these amazing people giving lots love and care ,God bless.

    December 1, 2012

  • Melissa C.

    I would love to get in on this activity! Would it be possible at all for me to attend? Thanks

    November 30, 2012

    • Denise

      Hey Melissa,
      Welcome back home, hope you had an awesome trip! I had a cancellation this morning for this event and more than likely a few will also drop out. I've gone ahead and added you for tomorrow. Have fun!

      November 30, 2012

  • lazara

    I won't be able to stay until 2 I have an appointment that was pushed up. I can only stay until !:00 hope that's not a problem.

    November 28, 2012

    • Denise

      No problem Lazara. The Blind Center is happy that you'll be able to attend til 1.

      November 29, 2012

  • Lisa L.

    I'm sure everything is all planned and purchased, but....a tiny little tidbit. The leading cause of blindness in the US is....diabetes. Decadent treats make me cringe, I'm a diabetes educator! Just a thought. If any way to decrease the decadence with retaining the pleasure would be great. Some diabetics have some difficulty in sticking with their diets.

    1 · November 8, 2012

  • Tish M.

    good morning, I would like to bring my husband and my son to help. is this okay?

    1 · November 8, 2012

    • Denise

      Hi Tish,
      As long as your husband and son are both over 16 years of age that would be fine.

      1 · November 8, 2012

    • Samantha S.

      Denise, Im fine with her bringing her son if he is 8 years plus. Both parents will be there overseeing him so that is o.k. Thank You-Sam

      1 · November 8, 2012

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