There's still time to bring holiday cheer to those in need, and there's still a need. The following groups are collecting food and toys:

  • Christmas for Everyone

    Need: Parkas, new blankets, gifts for teens and adults (e.g., basketballs, soccer balls, makeup kits)

    Drop off: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1-8 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

    Where: New Hope International Church, 2120 Olivera Court, Concord

  • Salvation Army of Concord Corps

    Need: Toys for boys and girls ages 9-14

    Drop off: Until noon Friday

    Where: 3950 Clayton Road, Concord

  • Berkeley Food Pantry

    Need: Canned and dry goods, monetary donations made out to "Berkeley Food Pantry"

    Drop off: 1-4 p.m. Friday and Monday (closed Christmas Day)

    Where: 1600 Sacramento St., Berkeley

  • Bay Area Rescue Mission

    Need: Gifts for teen boys and girls; hams and turkeys

    Drop off: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Monday and Tuesday; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday

    Where: 123 Macdonald Ave., Richmond

    Lisa P. White covers Concord. Contact her at 925-943-8011. Follow her at Twitter.com/lisa_p_white.