Phil Rightmer

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 ...

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 ...

Placer High students are Santa’s helpers for Auburn Christmas Basket Program

AUBURN CA - The sawdust has been flying like a wintry snowfall outside Santa’s workshop at the North Pole as Placer High woodshop students ready hand-made doll cradles and to ...

Barrels roll out for holiday giving

The red barrels are out, the holidays are fast approaching and the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program is ready to help make it a little less stressful for local families. The pr ...