Annual Coats for Kids campaign launched

Surrey and Delta businesses accepting donations of warm clothing.

The Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) is launching its 16th annual Coats for Kids campaign on Nov. 21.

The Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) has launched its 16th annual Coats for Kids campaign in support of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, a group whose outreach helps to provide a brighter Christmas for families in need.

In addition to the GVHBA office, 29 member companies at 45 locations in 13 municipalities will serve as coat drop-off sites from Nov. 21 to Dec. 9.

“Last year, the response to Coats for Kids was heartwarming as Lower Mainland residents donated more than 3,000 coats, scarves, gloves, blankets and new unwrapped toys and gifts for distribution to children, teenagers and adults,” said GVHBA Chairman Ben Taddei.

“I am delighted so many members of our association are participating in this annual initiative,” said Taddei.

Drop-off locations for Coats for Kids Campaign in Surrey and Delta are as follows:

DELTA

• M and J Woodcrafts Ltd. –  #1-7338 Progress Way, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Taymor Industries Ltd.  – 1655 Derwent Way, Annacis Island, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SURREY

• BC Classifieds – #102-5460 152 St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies – 12433 80 Ave., Monday to Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) – #1003-7495 132 St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

• Lakewood Management Ltd. – #201-7795 128 St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

• MPB Construction Ltd. – #62-15515 24 Ave., Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

• Pacific Home Warranty Insurance Services Inc. – #311-5460 152 St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Peace Arch News – #200-2411 160 St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Surrey-North Delta Leader – #200-5450 152 St., Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Steels Industrial Products Ltd. – 15055 54A Ave., Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.