2023 Holiday Fest

The holiday celebration is back! Members who live in Minneapolis/St. Paul are welcome to come in December 12th and 13th (Tuesday and Wednesday) to collect gifts and enjoy the festivities!


What will members receive this year?

If you are attending in person you will receive: A hat, gloves, a stocking, a $10 Target gift card, and some holiday candy

If you apply and your gift is mailed it will be: A hat, gloves, a stocking, and holiday candy (in place of a gift card we pay for postage to mail your gift to you)

Where can I apply?

Applications are available here: Click Here To Apply Applications will be open October 1st-31st.

Can someone else pick up my gift for me?

Yes, but please contact CK, [email protected] in Member Services and let us know so the right person picks up your gift.

Can I pick up my gift after Holiday Fest?

No, unless you have a documented medical emergency or there is severe weather that closes the building.

I’d like to volunteer—is it too late to sign up?

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Ezra McNair, at [email protected] for more information.

I usually donate items. Is it too late to donate?

We’d love any donations! New hats, gloves, holiday stockings, new socks, holiday cookies, and gift cards ($10-20 Target or Cub Foods gift cards are most helpful for our members) are things we are always looking for during the holiday season! Make a monetary donation by clicking here.

Can I bake and donate cookies?

We are always happy to accept cookies! Please bring them to the Front Desk any time prior to our holiday party on December 13 – we have a freezer to keep them fresh. Please bag by the dozen or half dozen; labeling is helpful, but not required (vegan, gluten free, contains nuts, etc.). And psst, we’ll take cookies after that, too – our Meal Program can always serve them with lunch or to-go meals!

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