auburn area christmas basket program

Reader Input: A basket filled with thanks

We have reason to cheer! We have successfully completed our 30th year of bringing a Merry Christmas to the many families in our Auburn area who needed a helping hand with food and ...

Reader Input: Thanks for all community help

Auburn Hook & Ladder Co. No. 1 and the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program are working together to provide 24 bicycles for the 2013 Christmas Basket. Additionally, the Hook ...

Donations pouring in for annual gift basket program

The season of giving could be an overwhelming time for volunteers expected to assemble gift baskets for more than 500 needy families, but Auburn’s group runs a well-oiled mac ...

Reader Input: Warm gifts to warm hearts

Hats, scarves and blankets – oh, what a wonderful sight at the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program last Saturday (Dec. 15). I want to say thank you for all the people &nda ...

Reader Input: Baskets carry a miracle

Re: “500 families getting Christmas baskets this year:” We all know these past few years have been tough, especially around Christmas time. Around Auburn, there are ...

Auburn family sees both sides of the Christmas basket

The Stewart family has long been involved with the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program, but two years – unbeknownst to them – they would wind up on the receiving end. ...

Christmas program to give food, toys to 3,000 of Auburn’s neediest

AUBURN CA - The toys are stacked in boxes and bags awaiting the big day Saturday when they’ll be taken home with needy children from the Auburn area to be unwrapped on Christmas ...

Auburn's Christmas lifeline sees more needy, less money

The Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program is showing sure signs of recession – with donations down and numbers of recipients up. The 28th annual food and toy giveaway to the need ...