Red Lodge, Montana

Holiday Giving

If you are looking for help – or looking to help others – this holiday season, it isn’t too late!

Baretooth Cupboards is continuing holiday food baskets this year. If you’re looking for help then simply sign up for a basket of food at Baretooth Cupboards, located at 17 East 11th Street in Red Lodge. Sign up deadline for Christmas baskets is December 17. For questions call Tammy Novakovich at 446-2283. Baskets can be ordered by anyone in Carbon County and have multiple distribution points. If you’re looking to help, you can donate your time, food or funds to the food bank to help cover holiday baskets. Food donations can be dropped off in boxes located at Red Lodge IGA or Red Lodge City Hall. Donate funds through the mail to PO Box 665 Red Lodge, MT  59068 or online at

Messiah Lutheran Church’s Christmas Kids’ Shoppe will be December 7th and December 14th from 9am to noon.  Children ages 4-11 are invited to the Christmas Kids’ Shoppe on either date, and may choose five gifts for family members, totally free of charge. The Shoppe is located in the basement of Messiah Lutheran Church, at the corner of 19th and Adams in Red Lodge. Contact Barb at 446-1856 or Jeri at 446-3323 with questions.

Toys for Tots is active this year throughout Carbon County. The Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County is the distribution point. If you’re looking to help, new, unwrapped toys can be donated at numerous local businesses or contact Jody Ackerman at the Boys and Girls Club at 446-2582. If you’re looking for toys for your family this year, call the Boys and Girls Club to be connected with your local distributor.  Toys For Tots can provide your family with gifts for children this holiday season. A Christmas party on December 20th from 3pm to 6pm is open to the public to bring their children by to select a toy.

Community Share serves Red Lodge, Roberts, Belfry, Luther, Roscoe, and Bearcreek by helping local families get the items they need.   Family information is made available to sponsors via a giving tree located at Altana Credit Union, First Interstate Bank, and Beartooth Billings Clinic. If you are looking to help, choose a family and return the gifts to Altana by December 9. Contact Tracy Fox at 425-1647 with questions.

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