Keith Hatcher from Wells Fargo Institutional Advancement and Retirement drops off $2,000 of gifts and gift cards at the Gifts for Seniors facility. Thank you, Wells Fargo! Your team is amazing!
During the holiday season, many communities gather together to support their members who are less fortunate. Throughout this time, Gifts for Seniors looks to expand its reach in the community and its relationship with YMCA’s across the Twin Cities Metro area has done just that. By participating in being gift barrel hosts where members can […]
This is Bruce. Bruce is a longtime Gifts for Seniors volunteer. Bruce recently was part of a crew of 15 volunteers delivering gift barrels around the MSP area. Find a gift barrel near you and pop in a gift to help us bring holiday joy and help break social isolation for nearly 4,000 seniors this season. […]
Teens in the New Beginnings program through the SouthWest Metro Educational Cooperative held a “Cupcakes and Cocoa” fundraiser. With the money they raised, they went shopping and picked out items from the Gifts for Seniors wish list to make their donation! Thank you for your thoughtful generosity, New Beginnings!
We recently received a most wonderful thank you letter from the St. Paul Public Housing Agency. They wanted to let Gifts for Seniors know how their senior residents reacted when they opened their holiday gifts: * “Thank you for all you went through to choose my Christmas presents. They were so SPECIAL!!! You made my […]
We still need volunteers to pick up gifts from barrels around the Twin Cities metro and deliver them to our operations center in NE Mpls so we can get the gifts to seniors in need over the holidays! The list of cities in which we need occasional pick-up assistance is below. If you can help, […]
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Lisa Yee is a volunteer with Eden Prairie Meals on Wheels. In January 2013, she connected her program with Gifts for Seniors when GFS called asking to help enhance holiday deliveries for Meals on Wheels. Lisa visited GFS in January, learned about the Gifts for Seniors program and chose gifts for the seniors in her Meals on […]