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Local business woman holding Easter candy drive for local children

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Posted at 10:53 AM, Mar 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-11 11:53:11-05

A candy drive is currently underway in Acadiana, aimed at helping children in need celebrate Easter.

Robin McMillan, who is spearheading the Easter Candy Drive campaign posted information on Facebook.

McMillian, who started Margaret's Minnows, is asking for candy this year to create more than 600 Easter baskets for children in the community.

"We have baskets, we have toys, just need the candy to bring some joy!" a flier for the drive reads.

The public is asked to supply candy including

  • Jelly Beans
  • Robin Eggs
  • Chocolate Bunnies
  • Peeps
  • SweetTarts
  • Sours
  • Loose Candy to fill eggs
  • Wrapped candies
  • Small bottles of water

Those who wish to drop off candy can do so at the following locations:

McMillan's Pub
2905 E Simcoe Street
7-10 pm daily

Geaux Run
906 Harding Street
10 - 5 pm Monday - Friday

Dwyer's Cafe
323 Jefferson Street
7 - 1 pm daily

Fisher's Preschool
230 Ridge Road
204 E Farrel Road
8-5:00 pm Monday - Friday

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