Mothers Against Gang Violence: Will be hosting their 4th annual toy giveaway, toy giveaway for Christmas along with raffle tickets for bikes/scooters.

English speaking, open to all walk in. first come first serve basis

Friday, December 22, 2023 – 2pm-5pm

1007 East Brundage, Bakersfield, Ca

Upside Academy, Inc.: will be hosting their annual Christmas in the Neighborhood event.

-Date/Time: Saturday, December 16th, 2023, from 10:00am-12:00pm or until gone

-Drive-thru Christmas (toys will be provided to children) -Please follow vehicle entrance at Gate 26 Website:

Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 South P

Street/Gate 26 Bakersfield, CA 93307

English/Spanish, open to all- First come first serve.

Autism Society-Kern Autism Network, Inc: Program provides information and education about autism spectrum disorders, advocacy, and support groups. Also

provides children’s workshops (bowling, art sessions, LEGO), diaper assistance, and holiday food baskets.

Location: 2920 H St, Suite 107

Bakersfield CA 93301

Designated parking

Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:30am-3:00pm

Ph: 661-342-6566 emergency line Business 661-489-3335 Email: Website:

Requirements: Must have a child or adult on the Autism Spectrum- Spanish/English, Call for information, Clients of KRC must have an Report showing diagnosis or IEP from school district. Wait time is a couple of days. For 18+ complete DOJ background check forms in the office.

The Blessing Corner: The Blessing Corner will be hosting the following Community Events:

Annual Christmas Day Dinner

-This event is a walk-up and dine-in event

-Monday, December 25th, 2023 from 11:30am – 2:00pm

-Adults and Children must be present to receive gift items.

Ph: 661-861-0349 Website

101 Union Avenue

Bakersfield, CA 93307

Open to all, Spanish, English walk up and dine in

Toys for Tots: Provides toys for ages 0-18.

12/23/2023 at the Kern County Fairgrounds (1142 South P St), Bakersfield from 7:00am – 4:00pm

Ph: 661-322-4673 Website: Email:

Location for office: 1225 California Ave

Bakersfield CA 93304 Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm

Spanish/English- walk in or call , need Identification and birth certificate, school id or medical card for each child. can also apply online at

The Mission at Kern County will be hosting their annual Christmas Eve Community Meal.

-Friday, December 22nd, 2023 from 11:00am – 1:00pm Ph: 6616-325-0863 Email: website:

821 East 21st Street

Bakersfield, CA 93305

English- walk in open to all.

Sharing and caring of Tehachapi: Program provides assistance with clothing, food, household supplies, utilities, rental assistance, bus tickets (pending available funding), and Christmas food baskets

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-3:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Ph: 661-822-3001

230 South Pauley Street

Tehachapi, CA 93561

Open to all Tehachapi residents, donation requested, call for information, walk in and needs picture Identification.