North Iowa
2019 Little Wishes


Dec 13 2019


50 N. Eisenhower Ave, Mason City, IA 50401

Francis Lauer provides youth and families in need with gifts for the holidays thanks to your generous support. Each recipient is involved with a Francis Lauer program and has been identified as a youth or family in need.

There are two ways that you can help brighten the holidays for our deserving youth and families:

2019 Holiday Giving – Adopt a Family, helps youth in participating Francis Lauer programs

Click on the LIST, find a family or famil(ies) to adopt, sign-up, purchase gifts, bring gifts on following dates to Francis Lauer (50 N. Eisenhower Ave, Mason City, IA 50401) Each family description will denote if gifts need to be wrapped/ unwrapped. Please indicate the age of the youth on the item(s).

Please drop off gifts between December 9th and December 13th (M-F, 8:00am-4:00pm).

Click to View the Adopt-a-Family List

2019 Holiday Giving – Trees, helps Francis Lauer programs

Tags will be on the trees November 16th – December 6th

Grab a tag from a tree at one of the participating locations, purchase what is listed on the tag, return tag and gift unwrapped to the same location, if unable to get to same location again, return to Francis Lauer (50 N. Eisenhower Ave, Mason City, IA 50401) December 9th and December 13th (M-F, 8:00am-4:00pm).


Giving Tree Locations:

Thank you for helping us provide youth and families with a wonderful holiday season!

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