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2010 Census

Holiday food drive scheduled Saturday in Pacoima

A Sikh American nonprofit organization is hosting a holiday food drive Saturday for 500 low-income families in Pacoima.

The Khalsa Care Foundation is sponsoring the event from noon to 2 p.m. at the Sikh Temple, 9989 Laurel Canyon Blvd., officials said. The organization provides community services for children, youth and adults.

Organizers and volunteers will distribute free bags of food, toiletries, clothes, toys and more to the hundreds of families gathered during Saturday's event. 

“We are excited to host this event each year for local families in need,” said Surinder Singh, a member of the Sikh community and KCF secretary. “We have a food drive...