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Help Cornerstone Families Celebrate the Holidays

Each year Cornerstone is transformed into a winter wonderland for Holiday Shop—a festive event for the children of clients we have served throughout the year. Trees laden with colorful ornaments and twinkling lights greet clients in the reception area. The hallways are decorated with snowflakes and music fills the air. Our special events room becomes holiday headquarters with a life-size gingerbread house, treats and craft projects for all ages.

This year, Holiday Shop will take place December 10th through December 12th. During the event, the children will have the opportunity to select and wrap gifts for their siblings and parent with the help of friendly elves. For many of the children participating in Holiday Shop, it will be the first time that they have ever given a gift.

Holiday Shop truly emphasizes the joy of giving and its success is dependent on the generosity of community members like you. The gifts the children choose from for their brothers, sisters and parent are provided by donations from individuals, groups and businesses. We hope you consider a contribution to this year’s Holiday Shop.

We are asking for donations of:

  • New unwrapped gifts for a parent
  • New unwrapped gifts suitable for youth (age 0-17)
  • Gift cards
  • Holiday wrap and wrapping supplies
  • A financial contribution to ensure that we are able to provide gifts for kids of all ages

Donations of gifts and wrapping supplies may be dropped off prior to December 4th at Cornerstone, 1000 E. 80th Street in Bloomington. Our office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Interested in learning more about Holiday Shop volunteer opportunities? Email lauras@cornerstonemn.org.

Make a secure online donation to help support Holiday Shop at https://www.razoo.com/story/Cornerstone. Make sure to indicate “For Holiday Shop” in the dedication prompt.

If you have any questions, please call 952-884-0376 or email info@cornerstonemn.org.

Here’s some highlights from last year’s holiday program: https://animoto.com/play/fUTGZKujI2yk9OsOp1gIcQ