Thursday, December 12, 2013
The Mounties Always Get Their Can
Stuff the Cruiser event collects a record of 18,000 lbs of food and thousands in cash donations
Released by RCMP Cst. Cynthia Kershaw/Submitted and Voice photos
RCMP members canvas shoppers for Food Bank items on Saturday at Pricesmart downtown. Below, a shopper offers eggs and was told that eggs are a perishable item and not acceptable as a donation, while his daughter offers her stuffed toy to officers.
gassiz, Chilliwack, Hope, Boston Bar: RCMP Members of the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment braved the cold on Saturday, December 7th, by volunteering their time to support Community Food Banks resulting in donations totaling over $23,000.00 dollars.
Thanks to volunteers, local businesses and the community, it was by far one of the best years for the food drive with a total of 18, 413 pounds of food ($18, 413 in value) and $4771.00 in cash donations. A special thanks to Price Smart Foods (Salish Plaza) Save on Foods (Vedder Plaza), Coopers Foods (Hope and Garrison Plaza), Super Value (Agassiz), Prestige Sport Fishing, Sport Chek, Cobbs Bread, Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey, Tim Hortons and Kal Tire.
"This was a great event that saw the community come together to help those in need. I would like to thank those individuals who helped make this year’s Stuff the Cruiser event one of the best years yet," said Corporal Harinder KHELEH.
Editor's Note: The Voice apologizes to the members at Pricesmart. We misplaced the audio which had their names on it.
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Below are photos submitted by the RCMP from the Hope BC Stuff the Cruiser event.