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Salvation Army Santa Rosa Corps
93 Stony Circle
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Families with children under the age of 15 can apply for Adopt a Family. Presents, meals, small toys, and more is provided in Sonoma County. There may also be case management and financial aid as well.

Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa
987 Airway Court
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Christmas and holiday meals are for seniors. Low income parents, single moms, and disabled may be given toys or small presents as well.

Redwood Gospel Mission Homeless Shelter – this address is the thrift store? The only shelter is the men’s shelter
1821 Piner Road
Santa Rosa, CA
Children, teens, and families in the shelter can take part in meal programs.

River to Coast Children’s Services
Location is 16300 1st St
Guerneville, CA 95446
Gift certificates, donated toys, and more are for children in age from toddler to teenagers.
Firefighters Toys for Kids program
Local stations collect donated toys, boxes of food, games, and more at Thanksgiving and Christmas. The items are then given to low income families with children in Sonoma County through their partners. The agencies to call upon include the regional Giving Tree, YWCA Safe house, local schools such as Kawana and Steele Lane, and Children’s Home.

Guerneville Holiday Community Dinner & Toy Drive
Church & 1st Street
A free, annual meal is served at Christmas.

Forestville United Methodist Church
6550 Covey Road
Forestville, California, 95436
Only residents of Forestville can apply. Free food is offered at Thanksgiving and Christmas, among other holidays.

Redwood Gospel Mission
1350 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA, 95404
Clients of the holiday services range from the homeless to underemployment and working poor. There may be free dinner, small presents, meals or coffee, and even services such as haircuts.