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Orleans Branch


The Orleans Branch participates in fund raising activities that include raffle ticket sales and a biennial event the Holly Berry Bazaar held in November (see pictures on the Photo Gallery page).

Hlydrangea Festival

Hydrangea Festival
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  • Pie Sale

  • Food Donation
    The idea to start collecting donations of food for less fortunate Cape families started when Carol Marsh repeatedly encountered children in the elementary schools who had come to school hungry or without lunch. Many days she donated her own lunch to those children. Barbara Weber and Sam Gardiner volunteered to spearhead the project and get information for us from the local school nurses. We began with two elementatry schools and in 2013 expanded our donations to three: Eastham Elementary, Eddy Elementary (in Brewster) and Orleans Elementary.

    Hungry children on the Cape is apparently a bigger problem than any of us would suspect. It was decided to concentrate our efforts solely on the local schools as they have no other means of support.  Following is a list of suggested donations the schools would like to receive if you care to participate in this program:

    Please make sure that donations exclude peanuts/peanut butter.  Only unopened packages with contents listed can be used in the school.
(pre-packaged in single servings when available )
Kraft Cheese & cracker snack packs
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars
Goldfish Crackers
Low Fat Cheese Sticks
Chex Mix Snack Packs
Dole Fruit Cups (favorites: mandarin orange,
pineapple & applesauce)
Honey Wheat Pretzels
Gatorade Juice Boxes

Donations can be brought to our monthly meetings and will be distributed to the elementary schools in Eastham and Orleans.