Sharing the spirit
Help is always needed, and there’s no better time than the holidays to get in the spirit
Feather River Hospital’s Paradise Hospice House is seeking donations for its Light up a Life holiday fundraiser. Each gift of $100 or more will be acknowledged with an Angel of Hospice Ornament, and the names of those remembered will be displayed near the Light up a Life Tree. Special Tree-lighting celebration takes place Tues., Dec. 7, 7pm in the Bank of the West parking lot at Clark & Bille Roads in Paradise.
Jesus Center food and clothing donations. Call (530) 345-2640 for info and needs-list.
KRCR, Channel 7, Christmas Food Drive will be accepting donations in Chico and Paradise on Wed., Dec. 8, 2-8pm in the Chico Mall Parking Lot and at Holiday Quality Foods in Paradise. Info: (530) 243-7777.
Oroville Library Giving Tree. Buy books for gifts. Butte County Library, 1820 Mitchell Ave, Oroville. (530) 538-7642.
Salvation Army Adopt-a-Family. Businesses and individuals can adopt a family for the holidays, buying food for a holiday meal and an gifts for those in need. Also, families can register to be program recipients at the Salvation Army offices, 700 Broadway, Chico. Call (530) 342-2199 for more info.
Salvation Army Angel Trees are popping up around town and at Salvation Army offices, 700 Broadway, Chico. Adopt an angel and give a gift, or simply drop a new toy in the red barrel. Info: (530) 342-2199.
Salvation Army Kettle Drive: Volunteers needed to ring bells at red kettles around town. Info: (530) 342-2199.
Terry Jones Memorial Toy Run starts at 9:30am on Sat., Dec. 4 at the Calvary Chapel of Chico. Info: (530) 873-2141.