Holiday gift baskets have been delivered to 250 needy families residing in Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority developments.
Sharon West, housing authority executive director, said 125 of baskets were provided by a group of 22 area churches of different denominations called Operation Breaking Through.
The baskets contain trimmings for a holiday meal for each family, as well as toys, books, hats and gloves for each child in a family.
An additional 125 baskets were donated by Fleet Bank and the Buffalo Federation of Neighborhoods.
Ms. West said this is the third year of holiday gift basket delivery program.