Holiday Help


Need a little help during the holiday season? Colton Residents with children can apply for a holiday gift card to help during the holiday season. 

Gift cards are distributed if applications are approved, and while supplies last. All applications are first-come, first-serve basis.

Application Process

  • Deadline to make an appointment is December 2, 2022 by 1:00 p.m. To schedule your appointment, contact Carina Villalpando at 909-370-5087. Residents are encouraged to leave a detailed voicemail with their full name and best contact number as calls are returned in the order they are received. 
  • Applications can be picked up from the Gonzales Community Center, 670 Colton Avenue.
  • Applications must be complete and include the following documentation (incomplete documentation will NOT be accepted): 
    • Proof of Residency (current utility bill, or rent/mortgage statement)
    • Photo Identification (Driver's License, State ID Card, or Green Card)
    • Proof of Children in home (medical card, birth certificate, or school ID Card)
    • Proof of eligibility (two months' worth of income)
  • Applications will only be accepted at the designated times and locations listed on the application.

For more information, contact Carina Villalpando at 909-370-5087 or email.

This program is completely funded through donations from the community. To donate, contact Heidi Strutz via email

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