The 69th live Jingle Bells Telethon will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 5-10 p.m. at the Lake Geneva Christian Center at 605 Birch Avenue in Alexandria. It can also be viewed on Selective TV channel 21.4, Charter Cable channel 181, Gardonville TV channel 4, Arvig channel 14, Park Region channel 1, Runestone Telecom channel 6, or watch the live stream online at

The night of the telethon, the phone number to call in donations will be 320-762-1216. Donations can also be made online through the website anytime.

If you are willing to help box food and/or make deliveries, please come to H. Boyd Nelson on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 9 a.m. After boxing the food, the delivery routes will be assigned and vehicles will be loaded for delivery at approximately 10 a.m. We appreciate any and all volunteers, as this is a big job that we could not do without the help of our supportive community!

Check out the website at or call 320-335-2488 for further information and other ways to volunteer.