Gifts with a Lift

Gifts with a Lift benefiting those receiving care at Montana State Hospital. Drop gifts by December 8! Mention Gifts for a Lift in donation

Share some warmth & good cheer! Thanks to the generosity of Montanans, all patients at Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs can receive the warmth of a caring gift this year. NAMI-MT Montana’s Voice on Mental Illness, collects gifts for the hospital to distribute. You can drop gifts at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle 2820 W. College (8-5;m, M-F) from November 24 through December 6, 2023

Gifts with a Lift For those receiving care at Montana State Hospital – Share Some Warmth
Thanks to the generosity of Montanans, all patients at Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs can receive the warmth of a caring gift this year. Gifts with a Lift has been instrumental in spreading holiday cheer to clients for the past 71 years.
Help out by donating (new) gifts!
Especially needed:
Men’s/Women’s Winter Coats Sizes L-3X
Warm Winter Hats/Gloves
Tees/Jackets/Sweatshirts (No hoodies)
Socks/Underwear/Slippers (No strings/laces)
Puzzle Books
Coloring Books
Cards/Card Games
Hand-held Games/Radios/Batteries
Stationery/Post Stamps
We CANNOT accept:
Hoodies/Laces/Scarves; Sharps/Breakables or Foods.
Please DO NOT wrap gifts.
Donations of wrapping paper/gift boxes welcome!
Please leave a return receipt as well as your name and address along with the gift.

More Ways to Give:
To make a tax-deductible donation online: (Please note in a message that your contribution is for Gifts with a Lift).
Mail gifts or cash donations to: (make checks payable to: Gifts with a Lift)
Gifts with a Lift
c/o Derek O’Brien
PO Box 300
Montana State Hospital
Warm Springs, MT 59756
To shop for a specific resident’s wish list
Contact Derek O’Brien 406-693-7137 to “Adopt a Resident”

Please drop off or mail gifts by December 8th – Gifts can be dropped off at any of the following locations:
Anaconda/Deer Lodge County Courthouse: MSU Extension Office, Third Floor, 800 Main St., Anaconda, MT 59711. Contact: Paula Arneson, (406)563-4035
Silver House: 106 W. Broadway St., Butte, MT 59701.
Contact: Hannah Lux (406) 497-9000
Bozeman Daily Chronicle, front lobby: 2820 W. College St.,Bozeman, MT 59718. Drop off times- 8am to 5pm, M-F. Contact: MarlaGoodman, (406) 581-1375 *All donations must be received by 12/6/23

Rainbow House: 925 North 18th, Billings, MT 59101. Contact: Kathy Drinkwalter, (406) 252-7851. *Drop off times – 9 am – 3 pm M-F
Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Division: 100 NorthPark Avenue, Suite 300, Helena, MT 59601. Contact: Cindy Dallas, (406) 444-3907
NAMI Montana:
1331 Helena Avenue, Helena, MT 59601.
Contact: Colleen Rahn, (406) 443-7871

Many Rivers Whole Health:
900 North Jackson, Helena, MT 59601. Contact: Jennifer Preble, (406) 324-7330
Shawn Gray – please call contact number below to coordinate pickup of donations. 2685 Palmer Street, Suite E (unable to access from outside),Missoula, MT 59801. Contact: (406) 880-3173 *All donations in Missoula mustbe received by 12/6/23
Warm Springs:
Montana State Hospital: PO Box 300 Warm Springs, MT59756. Contact: Derek O’Brien, (406) 693-7137