Saturday Dec 17 2011 comments Auburn Area Gift Basket By: Photography by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal -A +A Little one-year-old Darby Gonzalez gets fitted by Helen Voges with a new warm cozy hat while mom Epifania Arenos holds him. Jennifer Hewitt of Auburn, is going to have a pretty big surprise under her tree for her oldest child this year. Hewitt and volunteer Emma Stewart give the bike one last look over before Hewitt takes it home. Teresa Martinez, of Auburn, is given a hand knitted blanket by Barbara Springborn and Dian Murphy for her to place under the Christmas tree as a gift. John Rogers of Safe Kids of Placer County properly adjusts a bike helmet on nine-year-old Antonio Carlos Santamaria. Hayden Bergeson, of Newcastle, loads boxes of food that is going to a family in need Auburn for the Auburn Area Gift Basket Program. Helping Bergeson out is Pam Nelson and Linda Fazo of Auburn. Cameron Rohde with her friends Andrew Dahlin and Caleb Clement hand out hams during the Auburn Area Gift Basket. Nine year old Antonio Carlos Santamaria is ready to hit the streets with his new bike and helmet given to him at the Auburn Area Gift Basket. Nine-year-old Antonio Carlos Santamaria is a pretty lucky kid this Christmas with a new bike an helmet he received at the Auburn Area Gift Basket. With him are mom Iness Santamaria and his younger brother Kevin (3) with volunteer and 49er Lion?s Club member Debra Oldziewski. Matt Conley, woodshop teacher at Placer High, gives Ruben Alonso (4), a handmade dump truck that students in Conley?s woodshop class creates. A total of 50 dump trucks were made this year to hand out at the Auburn Area Gift Basket. Robert Ryland gets some help from Tom Slevin, a Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program volunteer, loading a spiffy new bike in his trunk that will go under the tree for his son. Placer High Leo Club members Erin Corcoran, Christen Buetz, and Christian Berger help out on a Saturday morning at a Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program where toys, clothing and food were given to Auburn?s less fortunate. Brandon French, volunteer for the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program, hands over a handcrafted cradle, made each year by the Placer High woodshop class, to Tami Woodworth, who is planning on giving it to her daughter.