The Fraser Valley Auto Mall Food Drive convoy will make its way from the auto mall to the Abbotsford Food Bank on Saturday for the 12th year. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Valley Auto Mall holds 12th annual food drive

Convoy to deliver donated items to food bank on Saturday

The Fraser Valley Auto Mall Food Drive holds its 12th annual convoy to deliver items to the Abbotsford Community Services’ Food Bank on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m.

The items have been collected over the prior weeks at the nine auto mall dealerships, Automall Autobody, local fire halls, and Save-On-Foods locations.

As well, firefighters have gone door to door in local neighbourhoods to collect donations.

The public is also invited to drop off items on Saturday morning prior to the convoy’s departure.

The convoy will consist of several vehicles from the auto mall, Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service and Save-On-Foods, as well as vehicles with the fire chief and auto mall manager.

The convoy will also include vehicles for the parade marshal and the Abbotsford Christmas Bureau.

They will do two loops around the auto mall – located on Mt. Lehman Road – and then will head along South Fraser Way to the food bank on Essendene Avenue.

From there, they will travel to the food bank warehouse on Progressive Way to unload the food items collected.

RELATED: 2017 Fraser Valley Auto Mall Food Drive

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Second earthquake in two days strikes near Agassiz

A 2.6-magnitude recorded Saturday morning

Province bringing 421 new affordable childcare spaces to Fraser Valley

Supporting early childhood educators and creating spaces go hand in hand, minister says

Aspiring pot-sellers can apply in two weeks to operate stores in Abbotsford

City will accept applications to operate one of four new stores; public consultation to follow

Abbotsford homeless advocate killed by RCMP in Lytton

Barry Shantz spearheaded getting harm-reduction services in city, changing bylaws around homeless

SLIDESHOW: Vancouver Motorcycle Show back in Abbotsford

Annual event runs all weekend long on Tradex

‘Presumptive case’ of coronavirus in Canada confirmed by Ontario doctors

Man in his 50s felt ill on his return to Canada from Wuhan, China

People knowingly take fentanyl so make policy changes to reduce harm: B.C. study

Dr. Jane Buxton, an epidemiologist at the centre, says drug users need more resources,

‘My heart is going to bleed’: Bodies brought back to Canada following Iran plane crash

Remains of Sahar Haghjoo, 37, and her eight-year-old daughter, Elsa Jadidi, were identified last weekend

Surrey tells Uber to cease operations in city, but company ‘respectfully’ declines

Ridesharing company told to stop operating within the city by 9 p.m. Jan. 24

Coronavirus concerns cause cancellation of Langley Lunar New Year celebration

Close to 1,000 were expected to attend the annual Live In Langley event on Saturday

BCLC opens novelty bet on Harry and Meghan moving to the west coast

Meanwhile, real estate agency points to four possible homes for the family

Canada slips in global corruption ranking in aftermath of SNC-Lavalin scandal

The country obtained a score of 77, which places it at the top in the Americas

Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as coronavirus spreads

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said her government will raise its response level to emergency, highest one

Most Read