ST. CLOUD - Place of Hope Ministries in St. Cloud wants to make the holiday season brighter for families facing homelessness and other life-altering circumstances.

They're looking for donated items for children and their parents like clothes, backpacks and personal care items.

Place of Hope also in need of sponsors for their annual "Adopt a Family for Hope" program.

You can call pastor Carol of Place of Hope Ministries at 203-7881 if you're interested in getting involved.

Place of Hope provides outreach and resources for people dealing with poverty, homelessness and addiction issues.