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Abbotsford RV companies set $500K goal to help wildfire victims

Fundraising and additional programs launched to support relief efforts
Three Abbotsford RV companies are hoping to raise $500,000 for wildfire victims, including those impacted by the McDougall Creek wildfire in West Kelowna. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Three Abbotsford-based recreational vehicle companies have set a goal of raising $500,000 to help those across B.C. impacted by the recent wildfires.

Fraserway RV, Travelhome RV and Four Seasons Rentals have launched the initiative to raise funds for on-the-ground organizations – such as the Red Cross and Samaritan’s Purse – working directly with people affected in the Okanagan and Shuswap.

The three companies have launched in-dealership promotions, dollar-for-dollar employee contribution matching programs, and corporate donation initiatives.

Additionally, Fraserway RV has kept its Kelowna dealership open to provide service to affected individuals looking for temporary housing options with RVs for their families.

As well, the company, through its Four Seasons rental location in Abbotsford, has made available several rental units to wildfire evacuees at a 50 per cent discount.

James Epp, president and owner of Fraserway RV, said the companies’ “hearts are with the people and communities adversely impacted by these devastating wildfires.”

“Fraserway RV is a family business with deep roots in B.C.’s Interior and, as such, it is incredibly important to do what we can to assist those affected. Like all British Columbians we are incredibly thankful for the heroic work by B.C.’s firefighters and emergency officials,” he said.

Fraserway RV previously offered support to High River (2013), Fort McMurray (2016), Loon Lake (2017), Lytton (2021), Abbotsford (2021) and other British Columbian communities impacted by both fire and flood.

Fraserway RV operates 13 dealerships across Canada and has supported charitable and community organizations in Canada since 1969.

Visit for more information. Evacuees wanting to book emergency RV rental accommodation can call 1-800-661-2441 for assistance.

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