Christmas came early for more than 1,100 low-income families today.
Voluntary Action Center volunteers distributed donated gifts as part of their 13th Annual Christmas Program.
Moms and dads received children??s clothing, toys, bicycles and basic household items.
Families also got gift cards for holiday meals.
Businesses, organizations, groups, schools, families and individuals sponsored a family ranging from one to 10 people.
Volunteers gave away their Christmas presents at Columbia??s Trinity Presbyterian Church.