Fillmore families turn out for Christmas tree, toy giveaway

Parents and children stand in line at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Parents and children stand in line at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Sgt. James O’Malley, left, and Lt. AJ Holder with SFPD Northern Station dress as an elf and Santa Claus for a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Sgt. James O’Malley, left, and Lt. AJ Holder with SFPD Northern Station dress as an elf and Santa Claus for a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer decoration adorns a Christmas tree at a tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)A Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer decoration adorns a Christmas tree at a tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People stand near their chosen tree during a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)People stand near their chosen tree during a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People stand by their chosen Christmas tree during a tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)People stand by their chosen Christmas tree during a tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Children play in a bouncy house at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Children play in a bouncy house at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed greets people as she arrives to a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Mayor London Breed greets people as she arrives to a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Capt. Joseph Engler with SFPD Northern Station speaks at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Capt. Joseph Engler with SFPD Northern Station speaks at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed speaks at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Mayor London Breed speaks at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Black Santa from The Black Santa Company greets people at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Black Santa from The Black Santa Company greets people at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Children pick out toys at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Children pick out toys at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Children pick out toys at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)Children pick out toys at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People walk away with their Christmas tree from a tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)People walk away with their Christmas tree from a tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Less fortunate families from the Western Addition turned out to the Fillmore and Turk Mini Park for a Christmas tree and toy giveaway on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. The event was put on by the San Francisco Police Department’s Northern Station along with PROJECT LEVEL, the Steezzy Cares Kids Foundation and other community organizations, and was one of two such giveaway events.

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