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Lakes Area Christmas For Kids Applications Due This Week


The application due date for Christmas For Kids Nisswa/Pequot Lakes is this week.  If you or a family you know are in need of a bit of help this holiday season, look no further. This program serves the Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Jenkins, Breezy Point, Merrifield, and Lakeshore communities to help spread some holiday cheer.  Applications are due by Fri. Nov. 18th and can be picked up at Lakes Area Food Shelf in Pequot and the Chamber in Nisswa. If you have any questions, send an email to  Or visit Facebook and search Christmas For Kids – Nisswa/Pequot Lakes.


The Christmas For Kids Crosslake committee for 2022 has announced that it is now taking applications for its upcoming Christmas For Kids program, which helps area children, ages birth to 18, have a brighter Christmas.  Individuals complete applications to provide information about the children and their gift wishes.  Each child will receive clothing, a book, a toy that they asked for, and a Christmas stocking full of personal care items.  Each family will get a gift card, too, to shop for Christmas groceries at Reeds Market in Crosslake.  If you know a child who would benefit from this program, The deadline for applications to be turned in is Sat. Nov. 19th.  Applications are available at Maucieri’s in Crosslake, Crosslake Community School, the Crosslake Chamber office, Pineview Day Care, the Crosslake Food Shelf.  Donations of new items are much appreciated, too.  If you have questions, call Deanne at 612-281-5306 or visit FACEBOOK and search Christmas For Kids Crosslake.

If you know anyone who could benefit from these programs, please let them know about these programs.