The Lacrosse Village Initiative

It Takes a Village!

Join youth and high school lacrosse teams across the Greater Philadelphia Area in addressing the needs of those working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out our flyer (below) and the ways in which you can assist!

Check out our Flyer!

  • Make a Monetary Donation
  • Build a Kit
  • Create Face Masks

The Lacrosse Village Initiative is launching its website!  Check out the new site, which continues to be updated with new information, here https://lacrossevillage.wixsite.com/website

Fox 29 Featured The Lacrosse Village Initiative – Check it out here: https://www.fox29.com/news/lacrosse-players-launch-covid-19-relief-program

NEXT DONATION DROP-OFF DAY: (note – dates vary by location)

Sunday, May 31st – donations will be collected from 12am – 2pm

Details below AND Donation Dates and Locations

*We are excited to announce that Upper Dublin Girls Lacrosse, Young Quakers Lacrosse Club, Carroll Girls Lacrosse and Agnes Irwin Lacrosse teams will be joining our initiative!

MAKE A MONETARY DONATION

If you would like Lacrosse Village to create masks or kits on your behalf? 

Donate directly to the Lacrosse Village Initiative and we will purchase the supplies needed to create masks, food kits, nurse appreciation kits and hygiene kits.  Use this link to donate:

Grow the Village
Name and email address

Want to donate to Philabundance and help fight hunger in the Greater Philadelphia Area? Use this link:

https://secure.philabundance.org/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app30122a?df_id=6395&mfc_pref=T&6395.donation=form1&NONCE_TOKEN=962A215D131D9F9678628B2D5A9C8DB6

BUILD A KIT

If you would like to build a kit, please include all listed items.  See FAQ under “Where to donate” for options to donate bulk items for Lacrosse Village to build kits.

Meal Kit– Build a Meal Kit with the items listed below to be donated to Great Valley Food Cupboard and St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.   Items should be unopened and fit in a grocery sized paper bag. Kits should be complete upon delivery to limit contact.

  • 1 box of cereal
  • 1 container or box of instant oatmeal
  • 1 jar of peanut butter
  • 1 jar of strawberry or grape jelly
  • 1 loaf of bread (white or whole wheat)
  • 1 jar of regular marinara pasta sauce
  • 1 box of spaghetti,
  • 1 box of granola bars
  • 1 pack of juice boxes
  • 1 can of fruit (i.e. peaches, cocktail)
  • 1 box of crackers or bag of pretzels
  • Cleaning supplies where available (i.e. disinfectant wipes)

Hygiene Kit – Build a Hygiene Kit with the items listed below to be donated to those in need in the Philadelphia area. Kits should be fully assembled with unopened products upon donation (travel sized items are acceptable) and sealed in a gallon Ziplock-type bag. Kits should be complete upon delivery to limit contact

  • Disposable razor
  • Shaving cream
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Bar of soap
  • Small bottle of shampoo
  • Comb
  • Feminine hygiene products (optional)
  • Feel welcome to include an uplifting note in the kit bag if you would like or we will make one for you! (No names)

Nurse Appreciation Kits – Build a Nurse Appreciation Kit with the items listed below to be donated to Paoli Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Einstein Medical Center. Kits should be fully assembled in a gallon Ziplock-type bag upon donation. Kits should be complete upon delivery to limit contact

  • 1 drink (i.e. water bottle or Gatorade )
  • 1 individual sized grocery sealed salty snack (i.e. pretzels,  goldfish)
  • 1 granola bar
  • 1 individual sized grocery sealed sweet snack (i.e. fruit snack)
  • 1 pack of gum or mints
  • 1 NEW/unused bandana the healthcare worker to wear after a shift
  • 1 chap stick, lip balm or travel sized hand lotion
  • A thank-you note to show your appreciation to our healthcare workers. If you are not able to create a note we will create one for you!

FACE MASKS

Create functional masks for healthcare workers at Paoli Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Einstein Medical Center.

Masks should be fully prepared upon donation and should be donated in a sealed Ziplock-type bag to limit the amount of direct contact. Please see links below for instructions on how to create masks.

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/a31902442/how-to-make-medical-face-masks

Where and When Can I drop off physical Donations?

Physical donations include Nurse Appreciation Kits, Food Kits, Masks and Hygiene Kits

For Paoli Hospital and Great Valley Food Cupboard donations drop-off location: Alex Aufiero – 1557 Salomon Lane, Chesterbrook, PA 19087

For Bryn Mawr Hospital and St. Mary’s Episcopal Church donations drop-off location: Shipley Girls Head Lacrosse Coach Shannon O’Neil – Address: 608 Valley View Road, Ardmore, PA 19003

For Einstein Medical Center donations drop-off location: Philadelphia location: 431 Van Kirk Street, Philadelphia, PA 19120


NEXT DONATION DROP-OFF DAY:

Sunday, May 31st – donations will be collected from 12pm – 2pm


Donations can be made at any time of the day.  If you need to make alternative arrangements for drop offs, please contact lacrossevillage@gmail.com.

Donations will be collected and will be distributed each week along with the kits and masks that our Lacrosse Village team creates.


WHAT IF I WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE BULK ITEMS TO DONATE?

If you would like to purchase bulk items to fill Nurse Appreciation, Meal or Hygiene Kits, please reach out to lacrossevillage@gmail.com.  We are happy to create kits that can be donated across our drop off sites, as long as we have ALL of the items needed to make a kit.   Items must represent the items listed for each kit.

Please visit www.conestogagirlslacrosse.com for a link to donate funds that the Lacrosse Village Initiative will use to purchase materials to create kits and masks that will be donated across our drop off sites.

QUESTIONS?

Please direct your questions to lacrossevillage@gmail.com. Check out our progress via social media on Instagram @conestogagirlslax and Facebook @conestogagirlslacrosse

If your rec, high school or club lacrosse team would like to join our initiative, please email us at lacrossevillage@gmail.com

Thank you for your generosity.