The staff and at-risk youth created framed pictures that present what they picture as a better world.
Pinkalicious Divas decorated their tree in pink ceramic ribbons with special messages and names that commemorates a breast cancer survivor and/or honors those who lost their battle.
Angels on Stage decorated their tree based on the "Be Our Guest" Beauty and the Beast theme, with each child's picture on an ornament designed to look like a plate.
Bikers Against Child Abuse chose decorations that represent the different stages children go through to overcome child abuse and the commitment members have to stop child abuse.
Family members from around the country sent handmade decorations of the Disney movie "Wreck It Ralph," beginning a new family tradition symbolizing the Yamaguchi family joining with the Sandoval family.
Team-M members handmade personal decorations representing achievements or goals related to their own Taekwondo journeys.
Cloth snowflakes decorations were handmade by the fifth through eighth grade girls after they learned how to make them at summer camp.
Bitten apples with pictures of the leadership students at Silver Creek High School adorn this Snow White themed tree.
Students handmade decorations in school colors, green and orange, and wrapped their tree with ribbon with their school motto of College, Character, Community.
The Vietnamese Student Association at Piedmont Hills High School used gold and red colored ornaments topped with a rice hat handcrafted by a member celebrating their Vietnamese culture.
Each of the approximately 40 youth members of the Luso Youth Council #11 decorated an ornament with their name and picture on it along with Portuguese flags that represent their heritage.
Almaden Las Madres Playgroup hand made tiny hands and little feet angel ornaments representing over 30 children in the playgroup.
Mrs. Patterson's third grade class at Vinci Park Elementary used CDs, foam balls, apple juice bottles and cups to make patriot decorations honoring those who serve and have served our country.
Girl Scout Troop 61186 made self-portraits out of paper bags and ornaments with origami paper using "resources wisely."
The Bayside 4-H Club decorated their tree with laminated photographs showing what members do in 4-H: club events, the Alameda County Fair, community services, and with project items and animals.
The Others Bicycle Club printed up pictures of each members bike as decorations for their tree. They also planned a Toys4Tots ride to raise donations that the Marines collect in the park.
CaliDesignz chose a "Purple and Sliver" theme for their tree and customized purple and silver ornaments, embroidered their name on the tree skirt, and screen printed their logo on drawstring bags to show and represent some of the stuff they do.
The McWeeney Family handpainted red barn ornaments for their tree. The family has been visiting the park since the original display at Lima Family Mortuary.
The Oak Grove Neighborhood Association used street signs and handmade circles spelling their name to decorate their tree.
This tree is dedicated to Kristen Herrera-Hixson, a devoted mother of three, who lost her fight with Cervical Cancer at the age of 31. She will be forever missed.
The San Jose Garden Club chose garden themed decorations for their tree, using succulents attached to foam snowflakes, laminated seed packets, and small terra cotta pots hung like bells.
Metropolitan Adult Education students turned school supplies into ornaments and topped their tree with tassels and a graduation cap symbolizing obtaining their certificates of completion.
Graduates of the Functional Restoration Program created decorations that were inspired by Mandala art that help individuals slow down thoughts, connect to self, creating insight, and creative nourishment for the mind and body.
Students chose decorations that represent two of their biggest campaigns: Buy One Supply One, where students donate school supplies, and Not Another, where students pledge not to drink and drive.
The Hot Shots Girls Soccer Team used recycled CDs to decorate their tree with soccer balls and homemade picture ornaments with each player's jersey number and name.