The MLM Christmas Store, held December 5-11, 2021 is one of the largest gift-giving programs in the

Greater Kansas City area.  The store provides 1500 families with a joyful and dignified Christmas experience.  This year the Christmas Store will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Kansas City, MO. Each family member should expect a coat, clothing, and a gift. Each household should expect a small kitchen appliance, blanket or quilt, a gift card to help purchase their meal, cookies, and a Bible or devotional. 


Participating families must apply online and meet the following requirements:

  • Live within MLM's service area (Wyandotte, Johnson, KS; Jackson, Clay, Platte, MO)
  • Not enrolled in another Christmas program such as the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund
  • Income at or below 150% of the federal poverty level:
    • 1-person household = $19,320 a year
    • 2-person household = $26,130 a year
    • 3-person household = $32,940 a year
    • 4-person household = $39,750 a year
    • 5-person household = $46,560 a year

The application process is online only.  Clients may access the Kansas City Public Library for internet use.


Applicants may apply online by clicking here: Christmas Store Application.

All applicants will be contacted via email once their application is submitted and approved.

​Questions? 816-931-0027



Experience a joyful shopping experience, free of charge

For more information, call 816.931.0027