Saturday Dec 18 2010 comments Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program 2010 By: Photos by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal -A +A Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalThe proper fit makes all the difference in safety and 13 year old Lyndsay West gets some help getting fitted so she can start riding her new bike from the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalDavid Freeman picked out a special gift for his grandaughter for Christmas at the 27th Aunnual Auburn Area Gift Basket. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalHelping her grandpa Dennis Keller out and having bit of fun during the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program, Hannah Caminiti gets a free ride too. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Aburn JournalCelebrating his first Christmas is 3.5 month old Gunner Logelin who is being fitted with a by his mom Melissa Graham on left and his aunt Jennifer Linarez. Hundreds of toys and clothes were donated for the 27th Annual Auburn Area Gift Basket Program. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalAround 160 volunteers showed up for the 27th annual Auburn Area Christmas Basket. Brynn Bergeson helps out for the 3rd year in a row and loves helping. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalJenifer Jackson is delighted and grateful to be gathering donated clothes, toys and and food for her family for Christmas from Auburn Area Christmas Basket volunteer Ashley Blair. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalAuburn area Boyscout from troop #779, helps organize boxes of toys at the 27th Annual Auburn Area Gift Basket Program. Each year, the program collects hundreds of toys along with clothing and food that are donated to people in need. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalVisiting from Oklahoma and taking some time to volunteer is Tina Cabrera who delivers a hand made cradle to Herminia Benitez of Auburn. Each year the woodshop department at Placer High makes cradles to donate and this year they made 50. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalJose Pancan, 11 is fitted ready to hit the road on his new bike with his new helmet by Auburn Fireman Engineer Robert Zaucha.