The red, white and blue tablecloths in the auditorium of Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park hinted at the purpose of the event. The stacks of baby toys, clothing, blankets and even strollers gave it away. Operation Homefront was throwing a collective baby shower.

New and expectant military parents enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and red, white and blue cupcakes, and also received donated gifts for their bundles of joy.

Operation Homefront helps build strong, stable and secure military families.