Holiday Food Basket Updated: Apr 5, 2022


As we gear up for the holiday season, take part in the City’s Thankful Neighbor and Neighborly Elf Holiday Food Basket Programs. Please consider donating your time, non-perishable food items, canned goods, new toys, or making a monetary contribution.  

The program allows sponsorship of pre-selected families, identified by the Department of Community Services Family and Human Services Division staff.

Neighborly Elf Basket Program 
Are you a Santa Fe Springs resident in need of a food basket this Christmas? Low-income families can pre-register to receive a food basket for the holiday! Registration will be completed via phone appointments or email. Please call the Gus Velasco Neighborhood Center at (562) 692-0261 to speak with a Case Manager to see if you qualify. 

Donations are needed for our Holiday Basket Program

Supplies needed: 

  • Boxed Stuffing
  • Canned Gravy
  • Boxed Mashed Potatoes
  • Frozen Turkeys 
  • Frozen Chickens
  • Canned Food

Please call (562) 692-0261 to schedule a drop off time or for more information on how you can support our community this holiday season. 

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Gus Velasco Neighborhood Center 9255 S. Pioneer Blvd., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Facility Closed on major holidays

Phone Number: (562) 692-0261 • E-mail:

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