Community Papers

Drive One event aids two local charities

Magnuson Ford in Abbotsford is raising funds, food and warm clothing in an event taking place Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Drive One 4 UR Community event supports the Abbotsford Food Bank and Operation Red Nose, in partnership with PriceSmart Foods.

For every drive around the block, Ford of Canada and Magnuson Ford will donate $20 to the two charities. In addition, the public is invited to donate warm clothing and blankets, and non-perishable food items.

On hand of the event will be local police officers and firefighters; Mayor Bruce Banman and MLAs; Abbotsford Heat players and mascot Hawkey; and the Pacific Mennonite Choir performing from noon to 1 p.m.

The event takes place in the parking lot of PriceSmart Foods at West Oaks Mall, 32700 South Fraser Way.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Australian woman charged with murder of 8 children
 
The ‘eclectic’ David Lindley comes to Vancouver Island
 
Eight best designated driver stories from ICBC (with video)
FAMILY: Families the focus at Christmas for Salvation Army
 
The Scandinavian Loggers
 
Generosity shown
Bring home Brickley and help
 
Calm before the storm
 
Oceanside Village Artists’ Gallery on Resort Drive showcases creative collaborations