Rosa de la Torre and Janet Torres are all smiles as volunteer Jeff Yee wheels boxes of food and Christmas gifts to their waiting vehicle last December on the Short-Term Emergency Aid Committee's distribution day at First Baptist Church. This year, 400 families who are "adopted" by local businesses, families, churches and service organizations will be the ones smiling. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise file photo
Santa Claus poses for a photo with Jasmin Ramirez as her family arrives to pick up their food and Christmas gifts at last year's STEAC distribution day at First Baptist Church. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise file photo
Warm coats and books are part of the STEAC holiday giveaway this year, thanks to generous local businesses and organizations. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise file photo

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