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:
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
Need: Toys for boys and girls ages 9-14
Drop off: Until noon Friday
Where: 3950 Clayton Road, Concord
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
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.