Angel Tree 2021

The Pitser Garrison Convention Center could have been mistaken for Santa’s Workshop in this 2021 file photo as Santa’s helpers work to distribute bicycles, toys and clothing to help local families participaing in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. The nonprofit anticipates helping 800 families this year.

Community members are mobilizing as the holiday season approaches in Angelina County.

Multiple organizations across the community are holding food drives, providing hot meals and creating plans to help those in need with Christmas presents. There are a few options this week for those looking to contribute.

Jess Huff's email address is jess.huff@lufkindailynews.com.