Dec 4, 2014 8:58 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett
The Torres Community Shelter in Chico is gearing up for its biggest fundraiser of the year, the Annual Christmas Tree Auction. It is Saturday December 6th, at 6:00 P.M.
The event includes a live band, hors d'oeuvres, a photo booth, silent auction ... And the live auction of four beautifully decorated Christmas Trees. It takes place at the Chico Masonic Center on West East Avenue.
The Torres Shelter provides shelter for homeless men, women and families. In the last year it has provided 26,339 nights of stay for 717 people.
During 2013, 301 guests transitioned into a stable housing situation.
For ticket information or to learn more about shelter operations and the opportunity to donate visit www.chicoshelter.org.