It is a holiday tradition at the Maple Grove Lutheran Church to host a Christmas Giving Tree. This is not your ordinary Christmas tree. The ornaments on this tree are gift tags that identify a variety of specific, individual, gift ideas for those who are less fortunate. Givers remove a tag, acquire the gift, and return it to the church for delivery. In past years, the tags have been focussed on gift ideas for kids, like a toy truck for a young boy, or a doll for a young girl. to bring a little Christmas joy to the local youth.
This year, the Maple Grove Giving Connection was blessed with having gift tags hung on the Christmas Giving Tree. As a result, the kind, generous congregation of the Maple Grove Lutheran Church has donated an AMAZING $600 worth of gifts! This includes $125 in gas cards, $225 in grocery cards, and $250 in cash/checks to go towards car repairs for Humans without houses. We will now be able to pass along 100% of these donations to Humans in need in our community. A giant Thank You goes out to the church Oureach Coodinator, who facilitated getting the gift tags placed on the tree, and huge warm holiday hugs go to the church congregation. Thank You!!!