The Bay Area News Group and East Bay Times partner with local organizations and our readers to create Share the Spirit each year, and to provide aid and holiday cheer to those in need in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

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The Share the Spirit Fund provides assistance through support of nonprofit programs to those in need living in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

If you, or someone you know needs assistance (food, shelter, holiday assistance, etc.), please contact the program featured in the story directly, or call 211 to be connected to Eden Information and Referral ( in Alameda County, or the Contra Costa Crisis Center ( in Contra Costa County. If you need help reaching a particular program from a story, please contact us and we can provide connection information.