Supporters of the Agassiz Fire Department food drive this year left creative signs for the firefighters gathering food for Agassiz Harrison Community Services this year. This year, the AFD received more than 5,600 pounds of food and $3,200 in cash. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz Fire Department)

Supporters of the Agassiz Fire Department food drive this year left creative signs for the firefighters gathering food for Agassiz Harrison Community Services this year. This year, the AFD received more than 5,600 pounds of food and $3,200 in cash. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz Fire Department)

Community comes through big with AFD food drive

The Agassiz Fire Department’s COVID-safe food drive gathered tonnes of items and food for AHCS

The Agassiz Fire Department took in nearly three tonnes of food during their annual food drive this year.

Earlier this month (Dec. 3), members of the AFD and the Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue went around collecting food and essential item donations left out for them on porches all over the area. On Monday (Dec. 14), the AFD reported they gathered 5,618 pounds in food donations and $3,223.10 in cash to support Agassiz-Harrison Community Services.

Last year, they gathered $3,400 in donations and almost 5,000 pounds of food.

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