Posted by Lisa Moncrief on Nov 18, 2020

We are partnering with Boys & Girls Club of the Twin Cities in the Kids Can Give program.


  • The Kids Can Give Program at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities provides Club kids with the opportunity to shop for gifts for family members and get each gift wrapped on site.
  • Volunteers sign-up to help kids shop, wrap gifts or assist in a holiday activity.
  • Individuals, corporations, and organizations collect gifts for all ages, donating to the local Twin Cities Clubs.
  • The City of Lakes Rotary has ‘adopted’ the Jerry Gamble Club this holiday season.


  • Gifts can be purchased and shipped via on online gift registry (Target and Amazon) at their website:
  • Plan to ship your purchased items (selected from below) to The Jerry Gamble Boys & Girls Club located at 2410 Irving Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 55411
  • Drop off your items at the front desk of The Jerry Gamble Boys & Girls Club location from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday until Thursday, Dec. 17th.
  • Make a monetary donation at

Here is a list of items they typically accept:

Multicultural Barbies/Dolls
Art Kits
Hair Accessories
Clothes/Athletic Apparel
Art/Jewelry/Craft Sets
Sporting Equipment
Body Care Sets – Men/Women
Makeup/Nail Polish
Hats, Gloves, Scarf
Dress-Up Costumes
Kitchen Items
Cars, Trucks, etc.
Imaginary Play Sets
Action Figures
Home Goods

How much should I spend?:

  • Most people spend approximately $50.00, with a maximum of $75.
  • Choose gifts in the $15-20 range for all ages from birth to 100+years.
  • Wrapping paper/gift bag donations are also appreciated.

Volunteer Opportunity: Jerry Gamble Kids Can Give Holiday Sale

  • When: Monday December 21st and Tuesday December 22nd from 2pm–6pm
  • Where: Jerry Gamble – 2410 Irving Avenue North, Minneapolis
  • What: Shop with kids; Wrap gifts; Assist with holiday crafts and cookies!
  • How: Email me if you’re interested in getting a group together on a certain date and time.

Email me if you’d like to go on your own and I can provide you with contact information to register.

Questions: Contact Lisa Moncrief at or 612-747-9455.