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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.

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