Holiday giving

Agassiz Speedway executive director Barbara Ten Bos (left) delivers a $515 donation to food bank coordinator Eunice Jasso at Agassiz-Harrison Community Services.

Agassiz Speedway nets $515 for AHCS during winter bottle drive

Dozens of bottles and cans added up to a generous donation to…

 

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Agassiz Elks club gives back

Local club donates $1,300 to various charitiable efforts at home and across Canada

 

(Contributed photo/UFVRD RCMP)

Stuff the Cruiser fills four police vehicles with donations

How could the Agassiz-Harrison community top stuffing two cruisers full of donated…

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Agassiz Fire Department and Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers gathered more than 6,000 pounds of food for the local food bank in addition to more than $4,000 in cash donations. (Photo/Agassiz Fire Department)

Agassiz Fire Department food drive hauls in three tons of food

2021’s donations surpassed 2020’s numbers, AFD says

Agassiz Fire Department and Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers gathered more than 6,000 pounds of food for the local food bank in addition to more than $4,000 in cash donations. (Photo/Agassiz Fire Department)
Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon poses with Mr. and Mrs. Claus during the Magic of Christmas event on Saturday, Dec. 4. (Photo/Kelli Paddon)

Magic of Christmas event warms hundreds of hearts

Local event always a hit, provided gifts to 400+ children

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon poses with Mr. and Mrs. Claus during the Magic of Christmas event on Saturday, Dec. 4. (Photo/Kelli Paddon)
Agassiz Christian School’s Raising Hope campaign is on as students gather donations to help students affected by the recent floods. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz Christian School)

Agassiz Christian raises hope, hundreds for flood victims

Donations will help students affected by Fraser Valley flooding

Agassiz Christian School’s Raising Hope campaign is on as students gather donations to help students affected by the recent floods. (Contributed Photo/Agassiz Christian School)
People pass a large Christmas tree as they go shopping on Christmas Eve at a mall in Ottawa, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. A Retail Council of Canada survey says Canadians are planning to spend more this holiday season as they prepare to return to stores a year after the COVID-19 pandemic prompted many to shop online. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Canadians to spend big on holidays, return to shopping malls, multiple surveys find

Accenture: Canadians will spend an average of $635 in 2021, an increase of more than 23 per cent

People pass a large Christmas tree as they go shopping on Christmas Eve at a mall in Ottawa, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. A Retail Council of Canada survey says Canadians are planning to spend more this holiday season as they prepare to return to stores a year after the COVID-19 pandemic prompted many to shop online. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau executive director Chris Bayliss was surrounded by toys Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 at the 37th annual Kruise for Kids toy drive and fundraiser held at the Langley Events Centre for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

‘Sense of desperation’: Christmas bureaus anticipating spike in need this year

Bureau pushing for teen toys, but says all support is welcome

Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau executive director Chris Bayliss was surrounded by toys Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020 at the 37th annual Kruise for Kids toy drive and fundraiser held at the Langley Events Centre for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)