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This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Safety, Options, and Hope to your Community
Thank you for supporting Someplace Safe
this Holiday Season.
Here are some options for your holiday giving efforts:
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Monetary and Non-Cash Donations accepted online
It’s easy for you to give an online credit card donation, a sustained monthly or yearly gift, or to give things like cell phones, used electronics, gift cards, vehicles, and much more through our online donation page.
Monetary Gifts Are Also Accepted by Mail or at Your Local Someplace Safe Office
You may drop off or mail your gift to your local Someplace Safe office (click HERE for a listing of locations), or mail to: Someplace Safe, PO Box 815, Fergus Falls, MN 56538-0815.
Please make your check payable to Someplace Safe.
Donate New and Gently Used Items
Someplace Safe accepts donations of new and gently used items for use by local victims and survivors. Click HERE view our "Wish List" of items that are most desperately needed to help our clients in emergency situations. We also accept donations of cell phones in any condition, cell phone chargers, and empty printer ink cartridges.
Volunteer and Give Your Gift of Time
In addition to the many opportunities we offer to provide funds and items to support and help survivors heal, the gift of time is awlays needed at Someplace Safe. Visit http://www.someplacesafe.info/volunteer/ to learn more about available opportunities.
Giving an unwrapped gift gives individuals the chance to receive a hand-picked gift that you chose specially for them, or something they can choose specially for someone they love. Here are some ideas:
Everyone: Pajamas, Robes, Slippers, Socks, Underwear, Board Games, Backpacks, Scarves, Gloves
Adults: Pampering Items, Personal Care Items, Perfumes or Colognes, gift cards to local retailers, grooming Sets, Lotions, tool kits
Kids and Teens: Craft Activities, Puzzles, Drawing Tools, Journals, Toys of all Kinds, Sports Equipment, DVD’s (G and PG), Toiletry Sets, Jewelry
Babies and Toddlers: Diapers in All Sizes, Bottles, Puzzles, Learning Games, Kitchen Play Sets, Toys, Rocking Chairs
Stuff a Stocking
Fill a stocking or gift bag full of things you or your group believe would be enjoyed. Be sure to label what gender and age the item is most appropriate for. Some suggestions include: Small toys * Toiletries * Socks * Lotions * Make-up
Local Gift Cards
This gift enables individuals to shop for their own families or treat themselves to something they want or need. Local retailers we suggest: Herbergers * ShopKo * Target * Walmart * Visa or MasterCard gift cards
Adopt a Family
This is a great way to help families who are experiencing hardships or may be having a difficult time. There are a limited amount of opportunities to give in this capacity. Due to the nature of each families’ circumstances, and to protect the safety of both you and the families, you will be unable to drop off items directly at their homes.
If you, your family, your business, co-workers, congregation or group would like to adopt a family, please contact email@example.com or your local Someplace Safe for specific family information (sizes and other details).
Use Amazon Smile when shopping for holiday gifts this year and generate donations for Someplace Safe!
Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charity every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at Amazon Smile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as "regular" Amazon, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. To shop simply visit https://smile.amazon.com/ and select Someplace Safe as your charity of choice. Tens of millions of products are eligible for donations so shop away!