SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s the season of giving so a group of Sacramento volunteers is handing out necessities to the homeless.
The group Christmas in the Park started more than 20 years ago in Cesar Chavez Plaza. Every Christmas they start at 7 a.m. giving out bags full of toiletries, socks and gloves.READ MORE: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
The idea is to give the most vulnerable people in our community the things they need. In addition to the essentials, the group also provides a free shopping area for clothing and other items.READ MORE: Coroner Identifies Passenger Killed In Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 99
“It’s amazing to see, just to come out here and witness all the people and their hearts open and the gratitude that they show just for the kindness. You know, being out here doesn’t cost you anything oher than just being here,” volunteer Jessica Jackson said.MORE NEWS: Looting Suspect Accused Of Dozens Of Thefts Arrested In South Lake Tahoe
If you want to help out, you can learn more information through Christmas in the Park’s Facebook group.