Get FREE Christmas Gifts & Food in California!

(Last Updated On: October 8, 2018)

Low income families in California can get free Christmas gifts and meals from local agencies! Here at Low Income Relief, we know firsthand how frustrating it is when you can’t provide your kiddos with a huge holiday celebration. Sometimes, financial stress can make the holidays downright stressful and depressing.

We are committed to helping low income families across the United States get the help they need to enjoy their holidays. If you need help in a different state, please click here to get Christmas help across the US!

Get free Christmas gifts and food in California!

No matter where you’re located in this state, there are some agencies that can help you. These agencies may have local branches but they are present throughout the state.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is one of the most helpful resources we’ve found for Christmas assistance. They provide holiday meals, toys and clothing to low income families. They also have a specific ministry for the families of prisoners. Please visit their website to look for your local Salvation Army chapter. Don’t delay – some of these agencies start registering as early as October.

Toys for Tots

The Marine’s Toys for Tots campaign serves most of the United States. When you visit their official website, you’ll be prompted to enter your state and select your local area. They register early and fill up fast, so don’t hesitate!

free Christmas Gifts & Food in California

Get free Christmas gifts and food in your local California county!

Some of the best and most helpful organizations are local Churches, food banks, missions, and other organizations. In order to ensure that you get the help you need, be sure to select your local county from the list below. Just click the link at the end of each county description in order to see the resources in your area.

If you don’t see your county in the list, please leave a comment on this page and let me know. I’ll add it to our research list and one of our writers will get that information published as soon as they can.

Contra Costa County

We’ve found resources throughout Contra Costa County, California! Whether you live in Concord, Richmond, Antioch, San Ramon or another area in Benton County, this list contains resources that can help your family this holiday season.

Fresno County

If you live in Fresno, Clovis, Sanger, Reedley or another area of Fresno County, we’ve found agencies that can help you this holiday season! Here’s our Fresno County list.

Humboldt County

Residents of Eureka, Arcata, Fortuna, Rio Dell and other towns in Humboldt County can get free Christmas gifts and food from several local agencies. In order to see what we’ve found in your area, check out this list! 

Kings County

We’ve found free Christmas gifts and food for residents of Hanford, Corcoran, Lemoore and other residents of Kings County, California. If you live in this area and need a little help this holiday season, this post can help you find the help you need.

Lassen County

If you live in Susanville or elsewhere in Lassen County, we’ve found help for your family this holiday season! Here’s our full list of Lassen County resources.

Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County has a ton of Christmas resources! Since this is the most densely populated county in America, it’s no surprise that we were able to find so much help in this area. Click over to our LA County post to see everything we’ve found!

Mendocino County

Mendocino County includes Ukiah, Fort Bragg, Willits, Point Arena and more! If you live in any of these areas, here’s a list of agencies that can provide free Christmas gifts and food to your family this holiday season.

Monterey County

There are many cities in Monterey County, including Salinas, Seaside, Monterey, Soledad, Marina, Greenfield and more. If you call Monterey County home, then we’ve found holiday help in your area. Here’s our full list of Monterey County Christmas resources. 

Orange County

Orange County is an incredible place with tons of holiday resources for low income families! If you live anywhere in this county, you can click here to see what’s available to you.

Placer County

We’ve found resources throughout Placer County, California! Whether you live in Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln, Auburn or another area in Benton County, this list contains resources that can help your family this holiday season.

Riverside County

If you live in Riverside, Moreno County, Corona, Murrieta, Temecula or another area of Fresno County, we’ve found agencies that can help you this holiday season! Here’s our Riverside County list.

Sacramento County

Residents of Sacramento, Elk Grove, Citrus Heights, Folsom and other towns in Sacramento County can get free Christmas gifts and food from several local agencies. In order to see what we’ve found in your area, check out this list! 

San Bernadino County

Doreen has compiled a list of agencies in San Bernadino County, California! This list includes agencies that can provide free Christmas gifts and food. We’ve also found agencies that host free holiday parties, school supplies, clothing, books and so much more. Get the details in our San Bernadino County list! 

San Diego (City and County)

Whether you live in the city or county of San Diego County, we’ve found resources that can help! In addition to help with free Christmas gifts and food, some of these agencies also assist with clothing, diapers, car seats, gas cards, and Christmas trees! Here’s the full list of resources we found in San Diego County.

San Fernando Valley

The San Fernando Valley includes portions of the city of Los Angeles, as well as Burbank, Glendale, Hidden Hills, Calabasas, San Fernando and Universal City. This area has many resources for low income families who need help with free Christmas gifts and food!

San Francisco County

San Francisco County features many agencies that will assist low income residents with their holiday needs. In addition to holiday needs, some of the agencies on this list also provide school supplies, clothing, shoes, transit passes, gift cards, books and more. Here’s the full list of San Francisco County CA Christmas resources. 

San Joaquin County

There are many cities in San Joaquin County, including Stockton, Tracey, Manteca, Lodi and more. If you call San Joaquin County home, then we’ve found holiday help in your area. Here’s our full list of Christmas assistance in San Joaquin County. 

Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County has some truly incredible programs for low income residents. This list features agencies that provide free Christmas assistance but you’ll also find that some of these agencies offer other supportive services as well. If you’re looking for help in San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara or another nearby area, this is the list you need to see. 

Stansilaus County

From Christmas dinners to toys to light up your child’s face on Christmas Day, there are many resources in Stanislaus County that will help you make the holidays special. If you need help in Modesto, Turlock, Ceres or another nearby area, then this is your list!

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