Add to GuideAsk a Question

Minnesota Christmas Charities

Every year ThriftyFun gets numerous requests from people looking for help for their families for Christmas. Since we do not have the resources to offer direct help, we have set up this guide to help people find charities in each state. This is a guide about finding Christmas charities in Minnesota.


Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

December 2, 20110 found this helpful

Christmas Anonymous , located in Rochester, has a Christmas Store where parents of low-income families can shop for gift items such as toys, bikes, clothing, outerwear, and gift-wrap. The organization also provides seniors with boxes of food for a holiday meal.

Second Harvest Heartland may be able to provide assistance with holiday meals.

Comment Was this helpful? Yes


Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

By 0 found this helpful
December 22, 2010

Where can I get help for the Christmas season? I live off 203.00 a month.

By Zaheeda from St. Paul, MN


December 22, 20100 found this helpful

I'm sure it is too late to get that help now. Here in SD those charities started taking applications around Thanksgiving time and started distributing the gifts about two weeks ago. This year the major charities that do things for Christmas have had a large increase in applications and haven't had as many donations as other years. Ask your case manager at the Department of Social Services about it.


Are you looking for gifts for your kids or what? If you have that little income you must be getting a large amount of help from the government for rent, so that you are either paying very little or no rent and getting a fairly large amount of food stamps, plus there is other help for utilities, etc. People really have to plan ahead if they want this type of help.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
December 23, 20100 found this helpful

Call your local Chamber Of Commerce ask them for phone numbers where you can get help with food etc. what ever your needing. I know the churches help in our city, but this is a busy time of the year. Of course, the salvation army and your too late maybe for that. Most cities surely have a food bank of some kind. God Bless you.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Answer this Question...


ThriftyFun is one of the longest running frugal living communities on the Internet. These are archives of older discussions.

December 22, 20100 found this helpful

Charities that offer help during the holiday season in Minnesota. Please post feedback about any charities you may know about.

Editor's Note: Do NOT post here if you need help. ThriftyFun does not have resources to give direct help to those in need.

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
December 2, 2011
Birthday Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by ThriftyFun.

Generated 2018/09/09 16:03:34 in 2 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!