The line for Brighter Christmas signups at the Tracy
Community Center stretched out the door for both English- and Spanish-speaking
people on the first day of signups for the holiday food and toy
Brighter Christmas volunteer Ana Perez (left) helps Irma
Vilchiz and her 1-year-old daughter, Cristal Romero, signup for Brighter
Christmas today. Tuesday will be the second and final day of signups, from 9
a.m. to 2 p.m.
Brighter Christmas volunteers Leslie Alexander (left) and
Jackie Heefner take information during today’s signups. Organizers estimated
approximately 350 people had signed up by noon, and they expect a heavy turnout
Anabel Sanchez, along with her daughter, Anabel Junior, give
Brighter Christmas volunteer Lynda Mendoza their information during signups at
signups for the holiday food and toy distribution.