The Mitten Tree

Beltrami Electric Cooperative collects donations of NEW and HOMEMADE mittens, gloves, hats and mittens each year to distribute to more than 700 children in Head Start/ECFE programs within our service area.


Beltrami Electric Cooperative accepts donations of new and homemade mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for distribution to area Head Start & ECFE programs every December.  Since the programs inception in 2000, Beltrami Electric has collected and distributed more than 9,400 items! If you'd like to join other members and help keep our area children warm and cozy this winter, please consider joining Beltrami Electric in collecting these items. Last year, we delivered donated items to more than 700 children in our service area.

Donations can be dropped off in the collection bin in the lobby of the cooperative's office at 4111 Technology Drive NW in Bemidji, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. Donations will be accepted through Friday, December 4, and will be distributed to children in December.