Barnes County Deputies Secret Santa Program Seeks Donations to Help Others


VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – For the sixth year in a row, the Barnes County Deputies Secret Santa program is working to make the holiday season brighter for families or individuals that have had a major tragedy in the last year.

Their goal is to assist families or individuals who have had a major change in their life due to unexpected medical expenses, death, an unexpected loss of job, military service personnel on active duty, and other family crises.

In order to help as many families and individuals in need, they are seeking monetary donations from individuals, businesses and organizations in Barnes County to help the Secret Santa program. Families and individuals that they help are done anonymously and kept confidential.

Chief deputy Don Fiebiger said 25 families or individuals have been assisted by the Secret Santa program in 2017. He said the program is now done year around and not just during the holidays. He thanked everyone for their donations in the past and we look forward to the public’s continues support in the future.

Donations can be mailed or dropped off at the Barnes County Sheriff’s Office, 575 10th St SW Suite 4, Valley City, ND 58072.

Barnes County Sheriff’s Deputies Programs 501 (c) (3) (ID #31954) –Donors can deduct contributions they make under IRS Section 170. State of North Dakota Secretary of State for Charitable Solicitation # 11812.

L to R Barnes County deputies Doug Kiefert, Jed Rile, Josh Magnuson, Steve Loibl, Chief Deputy Don Fiebiger and deputy Dan Anderson. Photo and story submitted to from the Barnes County Sheriff’s office.

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