Realtors hold annual blanket drive

Event runs from Nov. 17 to 24 and collection areas can be found in Abbotsford and Mission

Local realtors help support a blanket drive.

The 20th annual Realtors Care Blanket Drive takes place from Nov. 17 to 24.

The campaign, which runs across the Lower Mainland, collects gently used blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing, and jackets, as well as new socks and underwear.

Donations stay within the communities in which they are donated, or if volumes are too large, go to charities in greatest need in neighbouring communities.

Since 1995, the Blanket Drive has supported about 250,000 people.

Donations can be dropped off in Abbotsford at the following locations:

• Century 21 Ace Agencies, #2 – 33555 South Fraser Way;

• HomeLife Glenayre Realty, #360 – 3033 Immel St.;

• Landmark Realty, 2790 Allwood St.;

• Lighthouse Realty, #260 – 2655 Clearbrook Rd.;

• Re/Max Little Oak Realty, #9 – 2630 Bourquin Crescent West;

• Vybe Realty, #112 – 2632 Pauline St.

In Mission, donations can be dropped off at:

• HomeLife Glenayre Realty, #1 – 32540 Logan Ave.;

• Landmark Realty, #103 – 32471 Lougheed Hwy.;

• Re/Max Little Oak Realty, 33119 First Ave.;

• Royal LePage Wheeler Cheam Realty, 33174 First Ave.

For more information, visit blanketdrive.ca.

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