The Cokato-Dassel Lions are coordinating the Silent Santa program in the Cokato and Dassel areas, and are seeking donations.
Gifts (new and unwrapped) will be collected at various locations throughout the area until Friday, December 17.
Collection boxes will be available after Thanksgiving at the following locations:
First National Bank
Allina Medical Clinic
The Grounds, Cokato Licensing
Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church
In Dassel, Perennial Bank and Casey’s
Students may bring items to donate to Dassel-Cokato High School during the week of December 13-17.
Suggested items include toys, games, sports equipment, personal electronics, personal grooming items and clothing. There is always a need for gifts appropriate for teenagers.
Monetary gifts may also be mailed, payable to Cokato-Dassel Lions, PO Box 684, Cokato MN 55321.
Distribution will be on December 18 at the Saint John’s Education Center from 10:00 am until noon.
Applications will be available in early November through Human Services in Buffalo, The Market Place, Cokato Library, and Cokato City Hall or through the Lions email. Deadline to apply is December 1.
Meeker County residents need to contact Heartland Community Action Agency. Questions may be directed to Mike at (612)965-7442 or by email to email@example.com.