Drive One event aids two local charities

The Abbotsford Food Bank and Operation Red Nose are being supported through an event on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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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