The Press Democrat has covered the toy give away by Piner Students at Monroe Elementary School for years.  As that is the case, photographing children when they receive their presents donated by the Piner ASB is truly inspirational.

Second grader Jasmin Gonzalez of James Monroe Elementary School seems to be content with her gift donated by the Piner ASB, Thursday Dec. 9, 2010 in Santa Rosa. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

James Monroe Elementary School student Anna Kahala, 7, can't believe the awesomeness of her gift, Thursday Dec. 9, 2010 in Santa Rosa, after Piner High School students continued their 12 year tradition of giving out gifts to the school. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

James Monroe Elementary School seconf grade students from left, Fernando Alvarado, Oswaldo Rojas, Elizabeth Diaz and Giselle Quiroz are all smiles as Santa walks in to their classroom, Thursday Dec. 9, 2010 in Santa Rosa as part of Piner High School's Christmas gift program. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

James Monroe Elementary School students Mob Santa on the school playground as he and Piner High School students gave out gifts to the kids, Thursday Dec. 9, 2010 in Santa Rosa. It is the 12th year that Piner has participated in the program. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

-Kent Porter