WHAT: Los Nietos School District is holding its annual canned food and toy giveaway to assist families in need during the holiday season.

Through a partnership with the South East Los Angeles County Foundation (SELAC), roughly 125 families have been selected and invited to the District Office where they will receive canned groceries as well as bread and meat items.

Additionally, toys will be distributed to families for the holiday season. At the end of the three-hour food distribution, the remainder of the food will be donated to a local church.

WHEN: 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17

WHERE: Los Nietos District Office, 8324 Westman Ave., Whittier, CA 90606

DETAILS: All four Los Nietos schools collected canned food and toys in preparation for the giveaway. The Los Nietos School District Board of Trustees, District staff and their families, and community volunteers will work to distribute the food and toys to families.

SELAC has partnered with Los Nietos to feed needy families for more than a decade. SELAC was founded by Nick Aquino, who also serves as the Los Nietos School board president.

MEDIA INQUIRIES: Contact Jahmal Corner for more information at (206) 579-4432.