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Each year, we deliver approximately 100 gift bags to people who are receiving inpatient mental health treatment over the holidays. We are collecting gift bag donations through Monday, December 18. Please click on the photo above for a list of needed items. If you wish to donate, you may drop items off at the NAMI SE MN office during business hours (M-Th, 8am-4pm). Thank you for helping brighten up the holidays for people who can't be at home.
Now Accepting Gift Donations
Gift Bag Donation Ideas:
For adults (this is where we have the most need):
- Puzzle books: crossword, Sudoku, etc.
- Toiletries and lotions (small sizes)
- Books and magazines
- Warm, cozy socks, hats and mittens
- Coloring books
For children/adolescents: Coloring books and crayons, age-appropriate books/magazines, sketchpads/journals, warm socks/hats/mittens, stuffed animals
Please avoid glass/sharp objects, strings, plastic bags and other potentially dangerous items.
On Wednesday, December 20, you are invited to enjoy some holiday treats while merrily assembling gift bags for Santa's helpers to deliver to children and adults who are receiving inpatient treatment over the holidays. Join us at the NAMI office from 2:00-4:00 p.m. (please use Entrance B; click the picture above for a map). If you are interested in delivering gifts on 12/21 and/or 12/22, please contact Diana Evans at (507) 287-1692 or email@example.com. Hope to see you on the 20th!