CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. -

Cello's restaurant in Cathedral City is holding its ``Christmas in July'' food drive this month to benefit senior citizens.

Cello's is accepting donations of canned food through July for the Cathedral City Senior Center, which arranges the food like in a grocery store at its Palm Canyon Drive location and at the Rancho Mirage Mobile Home Park. Canned goods are needed the most, according to the Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce.

In exchange for a can of food, donors will get a free non-alcoholic drink at lunch. Cello's also will accepting donations of hotel shampoos, conditioners and lotions, according to the chamber.

Cello's is at 35-943 Date Palm Drive. For information, call (760) 328-5353.