San Jose's Sacred Heart short 8,000 toys this holiday season

SAN JOSE (KRON) -- Sacred Heart in San Jose is stepping up to help the less fortunate during the holiday season, but they need your help.

Starting Monday, Sacred Heart Community Service will begin its holiday food distribution.

On Monday and Tuesday, 3,200 low-income families will receive holiday food boxes complete with a turkey or ham.

On Thursday and Friday, parents will come to Sacred Heart to choose holiday gifts, books and toys.

The program which began in 1964 ensures families can continue their own holiday traditions.

Sacred Heart is currently short 8,000 toys for its goal of 18,600 toys for 6,200 children.

If you're interested in supporting the program, you can visit their website to see the wish list of items needed.

The categories Sacred Heart is running low on include action figures, science kits, games and puzzles, and gift cards.

The Sacred Heart donation station, location on 1st and Alma Streer in San Jose, will be open this Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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