Gifts, food and cash collected in Abbotsford

Envision Financial has begun its Angel Tree program.

The Angel Tree program has now begun at all Envision Financial locations, including the three branches in Abbotsford.

The sites display a decorated Christmas tree with angel ornaments, each representing a child, youth or senior in the community.

Members of the public are encouraged to take an angel from the tree and return it with a new, unwrapped gift to any participating location by Dec. 8.

All gifts and/or cash donations in Abbotsford are delivered to the Salvation Army and the Abbotsford Christmas Bureau.

People also have the option of selecting a tin can ornament from the tree, and returning it with a non-perishable food item or cash donation.

This year, Envision has created a video about the Angel Tree program which can be viewed at www.youtube.com/envisionfinancial.

For every view, Envision will donate $1 to the Angel Tree program (up to $10,000), which will then be distributed to the program’s community partners.