Easter Candy for Emmaus Guests

Who doesn’t enjoy chocolates and sweet treats? Thanks to Romolo Chocolates, guests at the Emmaus Soup Kitchen will enjoy delicious candies this Easter.

“Receiving Easter candy might seem like such a simple thing,” Sister Mary Miller, director of Emmaus Ministries, “but for some of our guests, it can be a thoughtful gift. Where else would some of our guests be able to get something so lovely and delicious?”

Romolo Chocolates owner and master confectioner, Tony Stefanelli, donated 30 pounds of jelly beans and one full case of foiled eggs, candies which exceed $700.

“We are so thankful for this very generous donation,” said Sister Rosanne Lindal-Hynes, Emmaus Ministries’ women and children’s advocate. “We use these candies to make Easter bags for our Soup Kitchen guests.”

Sister Mary continued: “These Easter bags would never be possible without the generosity of our donors and Sister Rosanne’s creativity and desire for each guest to have ordinary things – like Easter candy – in beautiful ways.”

Volunteers put together over 250 bags of Easter candy and treats for guests, each filled with Peeps, more chocolate: Dove and Snickers, and a plastic egg with a special gift tucked inside.

Pictured: Soup Kitchen volunteers with Easter bags; Sister Rosanne with Tony Stefanelli at Romolo Chocolates

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