Thanksgiving Dinners

APPLICATIONS ARE FULL as of 8:15a.m. 10/17/2023. 

Community Thanksgiving Dinners are a highly anticipated tradition in Colton.  Colton families can receive a little help to provide joy this holiday season with Thanksgiving-in-a-box. 


Includes a turkey and fresh trimmings with canned goods and supplies to complete the meal.

Applications will only be accepted October 16 - November 1, 2022. Applications are first-come, first-served, while supplies last. Applications can be picked up in person at the Gonzales Community Center (670 Colton Avenue) or submitted online.

NOTE: Boxes are first-come, first-serve, while supplies last. Application must be completed prior to your scheduled appointment time.

For more information, contact 909-370-5548 or email

Donations & Sponsorships

For many, this time of celebration has become a source of stress as they face financial insecurity.  With your help, the City of Colton Community Services Department will bring a little joy and host a modified version of the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. To donate contact 909-370-6153.

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