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Blessing Corner Ministries' annual Christmas Extravaganza back on and in need of volunteers

Blessing Corner Ministries' annual Christmas Extravaganza back on thanks to the help of the Ryan Mathews' family. But now they need volunteers to bring it all together.
Posted at 2:31 PM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-24 12:44:26-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Earlier this month, The Blessing Corner Ministries was unsure if it would be able to hold it's annual Christmas Day Extravaganza, but thanks to former NFL player Ryan Mathews' family, the show is back in action.

The Mathews' family, according to a press release from Blessing Corner Ministries, stepped in to cover the costs after a storm damaged the flooring of their facility.

On top of that, the family stayed involved to ensure the job got done in time.

AT&T employees stepped in to provide toiletries needed for seniors and homeless, as well as toys.

The Blessing Corner Ministries will host its annual Christmas Day Extravaganza, Wednesday, which will benefit those in need.

According to a press release, up to 125 meals will be served at designated location for the homeless, 200 meals will be delivered to neighboring seniors and veterans and up to 500 meals will be served at the Blessing Corner from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m..

The event is free to everyone who is in need or has no place to go, it will be held at 101 Union Avenue, near 1st Street and Union Avenue.

Volunteers are still needed. Interested parties may register at online at