Gifts Anonymous
by Joni Astrup Associate editor A program designed to help area families who are financially unable to provide Christmas gifts for their children kicks off this week. Gifts Anonymous barrels will be put out at area businesses beginning Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 19 and 20. People may drop off new, unw...Read More
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A huge thank you to all of the residents of Elk River and Otsego for your donations to our local Gifts Anonymous program.  With your help and generosity we were able to provide gifts and holiday dinners for 723 children from 274 families. A special thank you to all of the volunteers who helped with...Read More
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More than 700 children received gifts through the Gifts Anonymous program in Elk River this holiday season. Michelle Eder, one of the program’s coordinators, said 723 children from 274 families received gifts. There were enough presents for everyone, she said. “So many families were blessed for ...Read More
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Deadline to donate gifts is Dec. 15 by Joni Astrup Associate editor “The need is very great.” That’s how Jenny Gray describes the situation for Gifts Anonymous — the program which helps area families who are financially unable to provide Christmas gifts for their children. Gray, executive di...Read More
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A drive to collect gifts for children in need this holiday season is well underway. Here are the sites to drop off new, unwrapped gifts for Gifts Anonymous through Thursday, Dec. 15. Many local churches are also drop-off sites. Elk River •American Legion, 525 Railroad Dr. •Anytime Fitness, 18130...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor The Gifts Anonymous program is launching its gift drive for the upcoming holiday season. Gifts Anonymous was created about 41 years ago in Elk River in an effort to centralize outreach to area families who are financially unable to provide Christmas gifts for their ch...Read More
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