MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A lot of people are painting Easter eggs this time of year, but a local business was selling some beautiful, handmade eggs for a good cause.
Kramarczuk’s Restaurant, Deli and Sausage Company was selling traditional, handmade Ukrainian Easter eggs in northeast Minneapolis Saturday afternoon.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer, Injured Director On Movie Set (CBS News)
Money from the sale will be used to benefit refugees in Ukraine.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In Separate Minneapolis Shootings Thursday Night
“The eggs started as a Pagan ritual, and when Christianity was adopted in 988, they became a Christian symbol,” Lucia Kramarczuk explained. “So it’s supposed to represent life and spring, and it’s a good talisman. When you get it as a gift it’s supposed to represent love and prosperity.”MORE NEWS: Data Show COVID Cases In Minnesota Schools Have Declined, But Experts Still Watching For Long-Term Trends
Orthodox Easter is next Sunday, so the eggs will be for sale next Friday and Saturday, too. They range in price from $12 to $55.