Actor/director Rob Reiner has been spreading festive cheer by volunteering at a project in Los Angeles to donate gifts to needy kids over Christmas.

The star spent Wednesday (11Dec13) helping out at the Para Los Ninos Family Center in L.A. where he packed up and sorted boxes full of toys which will be donated to children living in poverty on Skid Row.

The gifts, donated by major toy manufacturers, will be handed out to more than 1,300 kids over Christmas (13), according to