Operation Cotton Tail

April 16, 2020

By Cory Paine, Pastor, Community Methodist Church and California-Nevada Relief Disaster Case Manager  

This project was an outreach to the children at home during the Covid 19 situation.

We organized an Easter Bunny drive by with the assistance of a local business. Many children where able to drive by and see the Easter bunny. This was on Saturday 4/11/2020. We also organized a home visit from the Easter Bunny.

We visited 30 homes and gave out 67 Easter Baskets. During our home visits we offered prayer and encouragement. Of course, practicing social distancing, we disinfected the cars, our hands and even the bunny suit prior to going to the next home as mitigate any spread.

Fifteen of the children had been directly affected by numerous natural disasters in the past few years they also received a backpack with school supplies, goodies and books to pass the time. 

This endeavor was sponsored by several local businesses such as Walmart of Clearlake, Grocery Outlet of Clearlake, Buddy’s Coffee House of Clearlake Oaks, The Plaza Thrift of Clearlake Oaks a well as private donations from church members and trustees.

There is a video of the days events on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/onechurchclearlake