Antelope Valley Transit Authority Breaks Records At Food And Toy Distribution Event

Antelope Valley Transit Authority, of Lancaster, CA, in partnership with a team of sponsors, hosted the recent 2022 Holiday Drive Thru Grocery and Toy Giveaway. Turkeys, holiday meal supplies, groceries, toys, and clothing items were distributed at the AVTA bus facility, in Lancaster.

“We are thrilled with the record-breaking distribution at this year’s grocery and toy giveaway event,” AVTA Board Chairman Marvin Crist said. “AVTA staff, volunteers from all over the Antelope Valley, officials from the City of Lancaster, City of Palmdale, community organizations, local unions, and churches, all joined together to distribute holiday joy to more than 2,000 needy families from our communities.”

Residents of the Antelope Valley lined up as early as 5:30 a.m. to be one of the first through the AVTA gates. While the lines were long, participants seemed happy and excited.

The Holiday Drive Thru Grocery and Toy Giveaway was made possible by donations from Antelope Valley Transit Authority, City of Lancaster, City of Palmdale, Teamsters Local 848, Antelope Valley Sheriff’s Boosters, Waste Management, IBEW-NECA, Vallarta Supermarkets, the L.A. Regional Food Bank, the Salvation Army, Sygma Foods, Sysco Foods, and US Foods.

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