Providing gifts during the Holiday Season to those in need since 1985. 
The Holiday Sharing Tree serves Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties.




2018 Important Dates:


  • Friday, November 9                                Project Kick-Off 
  • ​Friday, November 9                                Giving cards will be available at Tree site location
  • Tuesday, November 27                          Culver's Fundraiser - Enjoy a meal at Culver's and a portion of the                                                                 proceeds will be donated to The Holiday Sharing Tree!

THANK YOU to Brian During and the Culver's crew for helping the Holiday Sharing Tree with another fundraiser this year. We appreciate all you do for our organization and for the community of Mankato!


  • Saturday, December 15                 All wrapped gifts dropped off by 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 16                     Sorting of gifts beginning at Noon at Raintree Road Mall (former                                                                     location of River Valley Quilts) Across from both Pet Expo and the                                                                 River Hills Mall.  **NOTE THE NEW LOCATION
  • Tuesday, December 18                    Final sorting of gifts from 8:00 AM - Noon at the          

                                                                   Mankato Armory and St. Peter Trinity Lutheran Church

  • Tuesday, December 18                    Distribution of all gifts from 1:00 - 6:00 PM at the           

                                                                   Mankato Armory and St Peter Lutheran Church

  • Thursday, December 19                  Make up date if severe weather on December 18. 

UPDATE:  The deadline to sign up as a recipient for the Holiday Sharing Tree gifts has passed. To be considered for the 2019 season please contact the Salvation Army or Nicollet County Social Services in the beginning of October. Recipients can not sign up on this web site. 

If you are interested it signing up your children for the Toys for Tots program, forms are available at Nicollet County Social Services, Blue Earth County Government Center, Lincoln Community Center, and the Salvation Army. The Toys for Tots hotline number is 387-8847.

Click on the picture to learn more about the commemorative print.

Welcome to the Holiday Sharing Tree!