North Iowa Holiday Giving

Sign up to sponsor a North Iowa family!

Thanks to the generous support of the community, Francis Lauer is able to help youth and families in need with gifts for the holidays. Gift recipients are youth and their siblings involved with a Francis Lauer program.

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

Sponsor a Family

Choose a family for whom you would like to purchase gifts from the link provided below. The wish list provides the age, gender, and size of each recipient so you know how to shop for them.  The list indicates whether or not to wrap the gifts.  Please deliver your gifts to Francis Lauer at 50 N. Eisenhower Ave, Mason City, between December 1st and December 7th (8:00am-4:00pm).  Please return the wish list with the gifts so we can ensure that all youth are selected.

Please click here to sponsor a family! 

Giving Trees

You may stop by a local business and pick up a gift tag indicating a specific gift request. Purchase the item on that tag and return it to the location where you picked up the tag or to our office. Please attach the tag to the gift so we know whom to give it to!

Gifts must be returned to the business by December 7th. Please don’t wrap the gift, but do ensure the tag is attached and visible.

Giving Tree Location:

  • Trinity Lutheran Church: 213 North Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City
  • K and B Emporium: 8 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, IA 50428

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

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