Marklund Giving Tree FAQs

1: Do I need to purchase all the gifts on the tag?

No, you do not need to purchase all 3 suggested gifts, but please do not purchase more than 3 gifts per tag.

2: Do I need to wrap my gifts?

Yes, please wrap your gift and securely attach the gift tag to it.

3: Where can I drop off my gifts?

We have 3 locations and you are welcome to drop off at whichever location is closest to you:

Marklund Hyde Center: 1S450 Wyatt Dr, Geneva, IL 60134

Marklund Wasmond Center: 1435 Summit St, Elgin, IL 60120

Marklund Philip Center: 164 S Prairie Ave, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

4: When can I start dropping off my gifts?

As early as November 27th and no later than December 18th.

5: What hours can I drop off my gifts?

8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday- Friday

If you need to drop gifts off outside of these hours, please contact Nikki or Melanie to arrange.

Nikki Osterloh (Marklund Hyde Center): 630-593-5468

Melanie Toth (Marklund Wasmond Center and Marklund Philip Center): 224-523-7535

*Please contact Nikki or Melanie before drop off so we can assist if you have multiple no matter the time*

6: Can I have Amazon send my gift directly to Marklund?

Yes, please put the name of the person on your gift tag, as well as the code in the upper right hand corner, in the note section.

Ex. John D., 3-S5

7: Will gift opening day be back this year?

Yes! You can sign up here.

8: Is there a general wish list?

Yes- Click Here to see Marklund’s general wish list.

9: What dollar amount should I put on a gift card if I choose to do that?

Any amount you would like, just please make sure the amount is clearly written on the gift card.

10: What should I do if I have questions about the wish list, or the gift options on the tag?

If you need additional information than what is listed on the gift tag you picked up, or have a question about our general wish list, please reach out to Nikki Osterloh via email so we can answer your questions as quickly and efficiently as possible. You can reach Nikki at

Marklund General Wish List
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