How to Get Involved

Volunteers are needed and welcome for both the packing on Friday and the distribution on Saturday morning. Volunteers are needed throughout both days. Anything from volunteering the entire two days to a part of one day is welcome and appreciated.

Families, clubs and teams often participate as a group. Board members are available to validate volunteer hours for students. Parents may bring children to help as long as they are supervised. It is not necessary to sign up prior to volunteering.

All packing and distribution takes place at Brentwood Elementary School at 200 Griffith Lane in Brentwood.

Starting the second week of November, barrels and bins will be located throughout East County for donations of non-perishable food and new toys. BRCC also takes cash donations throughout the year to help purchase turkeys and toys. Donations can be made via PayPal or via check to BRCC, PO Box 845, Brentwood CA 94513.

2022 Barrel Locations for Donations

(2023 Locations will be posted in November)

Barrels are available for businesses. Please contact Oscar Peccorini at 925-989-5050 to see if a barrel can be set-up at your location. Barrels are delivered during the beginning of November and collected a week prior to distribution. Arrangements can be made to empty overflowing barrels in the interim.