Gifts for Seniors began in 1994 with the realization that across the Twin Cities, hundreds of seniors were living isolated and emotionally disengaged lives. For them, the connections of family, friends and community had fallen away. A spouse had died. Children had moved away. Failing health and diminshed income left them unable to reach out. In the face of this need the human service agencies of Hennepin County collaborated in the creation of Gifts for Seniors. Using the model of compassionate gift giving, Gifts for Seniors developed a program that uses the energy and resources of volunteers to connect to the seniors others have forgotten. In 2010, Gifts for … [read more]
Barrel Locations Do you own, manage, or work in a high traffic business? If so, please consider becoming a Barrel Host and collect gift donations by the general public. Gifts for Seniors will provide the gift barrel, arrange for transportation of the barrel to and from your location, and for regular … [read more]
Click on the title of any opportunity to apply. Administrative Support Provide clerical support to the program at our processing center in Edina. Tasks may include data entry, filing, phone coverage and other general office functions. There is the potiential for projects that could be worked on … [read more]
We need your help... Please join the donors, partners, and volunteers who make Gifts for Seniors possible. With your help, a senior who feels alone and forgotten, will feel remembered. Donate a gift for an isolated senior citizen who has little or no contact with family or friends, or make a … [read more]
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