Shawn Wessel (right) and Drake Allmon (left) load food donated for Holiday Meals baskets into a pickup truck in front of Stater Bros. on Saturday afternoon. The food baskets will be distributed to needy families on Nov. 19.


Volunteers working with Holiday Meals will be taking donations of money or food items including turkeys, canned yams, green beans, corn, rice, dried pinto beans, stuffing, chicken broth, gravy mix and boxed mashed potatoes in front of Food 4 Less and Stater Bros. on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Food donations can also be taken to the Barstow Senior Center at 555 Melissa Ave. until Friday.