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Craftsman Collision across BC chip in to reduce hunger
By Stacey Cook, Craftsman Collision/Voice photos

 

Craftsman Collision set up shop at Save oon Foods September 30 and collected 1,261 items from residents who also donated $110.

 

n Saturday, September, 30th, from 1pm – 5pm, Craftsman Collision and Save-On-Foods teamed up with The Salvation Army to ensure that no families go hungry this fall by hosting a day long food drive. 

 

Craftsman Collision is pledging to match every item donated, which means that for every can donated by a participating customer, two cans of soup will make it onto a shelf at local Salvation Army Family Services units which serve individuals and families in need of assistance.

 

Recent reports suggest that 1 in 10 people in BC live in poverty and food insecurity impacts more than half a million British Columbians. The sad reality is that 1 in 5 BC kid’s lives in poverty.

Your donation of nutritious food items help The Salvation Army provide practical assistance and support to individuals and families and enables them to divert much needed funds to housing, heat and hydro, and other life essentials.

You can be a ‘Hero for Hope’ to a family struggling in poverty by partnering with us to provide much needed non-perishable items for your local Salvation Army food bank and meal centre.

In 2016 Craftsman Collision’s ‘Make a Dent’ campaign raised over $30,000. 

Upon entering participating locations, customers will receive a shopping list of ideal non-perishable food items to shop for and donate. The hope is that when the drive is complete, each location will have donated enough food to fill a Craftsman Collision courtesy car.

Shopping list of suggested items were:

Canned Fruit

Meat (ham, tuna, salmon)
Macaroni & Cheese
Peanut Butter
Canned vegetables
Rice
Hamburger Helper
Cereal
Diapers

Pasta

Toilet Paper
Instant noodles
Canned baked beans
Pasta / Tomato Sauce
Beans

 

Chilliwack Auto Body Repair

Craftsman Collision in Chilliwack is located at 45956 Yale Road.

 

About Craftsman Collision

In Chilliwack, residents look to Craftsman Collision for auto body and collision repairs. Not only because we are the largest family owned and operated auto body and collision repair chain in Canada but we offer award winning customer service and quality craftsmanship. Our loyal customers have made us their number one choice for auto body and collision repairs in BC. We are proud of the many accolades we have received over the years, particularly the Consumer Choice Award the past 16 years running for “Best Auto Body Repair” shop.

Since 1977, that first shop on the corner of 6th and Yukon in Vancouver has expanded to a network of 40 Craftsman Collision locations in BC, Alberta, California and China – more than any other independent, family owned Canadian collision repair chain. And our 600-plus employees are as committed as ever to leadership in quality and professionalism.

We’ve learned a lot over 40 years, but the one thing that has always held true is getting you and your family back on the road in a vehicle that not only looks great, but is safe to drive. Each of our locations offers quality collision repair services backed by Craftsman’s Lifetime Guarantee for as long as you own your vehicle. Craftsman’s car repair services include complete body work, frame straightening, dent removal, auto painting, scratch repair, hail damage and everything in between. Having the the latest technology enables us to specialize in repairing any internal damage to your vehicle – to ensure your car is as good as its pre-accident condition and meets all safety specifications set by the industry for your make and model.

Our caring attitude and excellent customer service extend to the communities in which we do business. For example, the company has donated a quarter of a million dollars to North Vancouver’s Lions Gate Hospital to help upgrade emergency room equipment. Additionally, we offer ongoing support for such other charities as the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Salvation Army, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) Foundation and School of Transportation.

No one wants to think about having an accident. But if misfortune strikes you, we hope you’ll remember where to turn – and why.

You’ll be glad you did.

 

For more information about Craftsman Collision in Chilliwack, visit here.

 

 


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