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Christmas in July

Every last Saturday in July, the EFB hosts Christmas in July. This annual community event includes a Health, Nutrition & Resource Fair, as well as a backpack giveaway for students residing in San Joaquin County.

Christmas In July Backpack Giveaway

Health, Nutrition & Resource Fair
Saturday July 27, 2019 | 9AM – Noon
Emergency Food Bank | 7 West Scotts Avenue

El Concilio

  • Backpacks*
  • School Supplies*
  • Interactive Booths
  • Food Sampling
  • Raffles
  • Dental Screenings

* Limit of 4 backpacks per household. Backpacks and supplies are for students ages 5-18 residing in and attending San Joaquin County schools. Backpacks and supplies ARE NOT available for Head Start, Pre-School, or College aged students.

Free Dental Screening

Ages 0-20
No appointment required, services are provided on a first come first served basis.
Children MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Backpack Distribution Details

Pre-register by calling or walking into the Emergency Food Bank
Deadline to pre-register is July 8th, 2019 at 3 PM.
No answering machine registrations will be accepted.
On the day of the event:

  • Bring ID for each child. Any form of ID with child's name and date of birth is acceptable.
  • Backpacks must be picked up by 12 PM on the day of the event.
  • Registering adult AND child MUST BE PRESENT to receive a backpack.

Special thank you to our partners:

Van De Pol
Fuel Delivery Services
San Joaquin TEETH
First 5 San Joaquin
Oral Health Awareness Society


The deadline to register is July 8, 2019