Holiday Giving

Holiday Giving
Posted on 12/09/2019


School-wide Project

The giving trees are decorated each year with donated hats, scarves, mittens/gloves, new or gently used winter wear such as coats and snow pants.  Some items remain at Oaklawn for students with needs or as loaners and the majority is donated to the Dunn County Stepping Stones. 

The trees are re-donated as well for local families for the holidays. 

 Final Collection Date is Thursday, December 19, 2019


Kindergarten will be donating peanut butter and jelly to Stepping Stones Food Pantry.   Donations of PLASTIC jars of peanut butter and/or jelly should be brought to Oaklawn by Monday, December 16th.

First Grade

First grade is donating NEW small stuffed animals to the Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie.  The animals would be given to children who are at the hospital and in need of comfort.  Donations can be brought anytime between now and December 13th.

Second Grade

Second grade is filling Birthday Bags to help people celebrate birthdays.  Donations will be delivered to Stepping Stones.  Donations suggestions are cake mix, can of frosting, candles, cake decorations, cupcake wrappers, gift bags, cake pans, party favors/decorations.  Donations can be brought to the classroom any time before Monday, December 16th.

Third Grade

Third grade is collecting donations for the homeless animals awaiting adoption at the Dunn County Humane Society.  Some of the wish list items are:  bleach, paper towels, hand sanitizer, 40 gal/plus trash bags, Purina puppy chow, Purina kitten cow (yellow bag), Purina cat chow (blue bag), large rawhides/bones, dog treats, laundry detergent, liquid fabric softener, Purina One Vibrant Maturity 7+ Senior dog food(red bag).  Items should be brought in by Wednesday, December 18th.

Fourth Grade

Fourth grade is supply items for Tuesday’s Table in Menomonie.  They are supplying participants with a small gift bag of goodies/personal care items.  Items needed are: travel size personal hygiene items (shampoo, deodorant, mouthwash, toothpaste, hand lotion, etc.), pocket size hand sanitizer, toothbrushes, fun size candy bars, chap-stick, gum, mints, pocket size Kleenex packs, hand warmers. Items can be brought in any time between now and December 13th.

Fifth Grade  

No donations needed.  Grade 5 is giving back to the community this school year by walking to the Neighbors of Dunn County and spending some quality time with the residents there.