Vancouver Radio Food Bank Love

It’s that time of year again when local radio stations decide to broadcast remotely from various locations around the Lower Mainland in hopes that area folks will stop by and open their hearts and wallets to donate to a good cause.

Here’s a roundup of broadcast locations and charities:

Station: 95 Crave – Nat & Drew’s Food Bank Fill Up
When: December 11 – 14, 2007
Location: Various Safeways
* VANCOUVER: 990 West 25th King Edward (King Edward and Oak Street)
* SURREY: 7450 – 120th Street (Scott Road North of 72nd Avenue)
* TRI-CITIES: 3025 Lougheed Hwy, Coquitlam (Just east of Coquitlam Centre)
* RICHMOND: 6140 Blundell Road (No. 2)
Cause: Food Banks in Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey and the Tri-Cities region

Station: 99.3 The Fox – Santa Fox Food Drive
When: December 11-14, 2007
Location: Superstore on Renfrew
Cause: Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society

Station: 94.5 The Beat – The Beat Cares
When: Friday, December 7, 2007
Location: Costco Downtown (on Expo Blvd across from GM Place)
Cause: The Salvation Army, The Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau and The Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

I just have to say though, kudos to 95 Crave for actually supporting the Food Bank of the community in which they will be broadcasting. Stations used to move around to various cities but it seems to be a trend now to stake out one location for an entire week. The point of moving was to get support for that particular city’s Food Bank, then move onto the next. Not sure about the reasoning there but don’t forget your local Food Banks folks, ie. Surrey, and the Tri-Cities.

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