Excellent Ways To Spend The Holidays In Lafayette & The Surrounding Area

With Halloween behind us, the holidays are fast approaching. Now is a wonderful the time to think about spreading some cheer to those who are less fortunate. Here are a few ideas of good ways to spend your time leading up to the holidays:

  • Consider adopting a family from the Christmas Family Adoption Foundation. This non-profit organization will make sure that toys, clothing, and other necessary items are given to a number of families in need during the Christmas holiday. Your help will also include gift certificates so that they can enjoy a hot, and delicious Christmas meal.
  • Why not donate some of your time at one of the many local food banks! The Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church located at 4010 Nelson Avenue in Concord helps to feed the many hungry and less fortunate individuals in the area. Bring your extra canned goods to the church, or donate if you are feeling generous. Volunteer opportunities are available for those who would like to be more involved. Every small contribution helps!
  • There are a bountiful of Contra Costa food pantries that assist those in need year round and during the holidays. These food pantries not only provide free food, but they also provide necessities such as clothing, diapers, and personal hygiene items. A great way to assist is by showing off your cooking abilities by helping prepare meals to be served or delivered by one of the following reputable organizations in Contra Costa:
    • North Creek Church on B Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek
    • Parkhaven Baptist Church on Meadow Lane in Concord
    • First Baptist Church on Linda Vista in Pittsburg
    • St. David’s Pantry on Harbor Way in Richmond
    • Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church on Lacassie Avenue in Walnut Creek
  • Another amazing way to spread holiday cheer is by sending care packages and letters to our military personnel overseas. Not being able to see their family during this time is extremely trying and your gift would mean a great deal.

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