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castanet.net 13 May, 2022 02:30 am

Caravan of Care returns Friday, fundraising for two United Way initiatives

Caravan of Care returns Friday, fundraising for two United Way initiatives
The second annual Caravan of Care is getting ready to roll out on Friday, raising money for two United Way initiatives.

, raising money for two United Way programs, United for Ukraine and School's Out.The second annual Caravan of Care is getting ready to roll out on Friday, raising money for two United Way initiatives.In a social media post, organizer Nathaniel Martin said the donation drive will see vehicles make their way from Valleyview to McArthur Island, by way of the United Way’s Clapperton Road location on the North Shore.“Hope we’ll have some Ukrainian flags aloft and give a little cheer as Kamloops partners [reach] out again to help displaced Ukrainian families and at-risk children through United Way’s initiatives,” Martin said in a statement.

Six trucks representing half a dozen trades companies drove to Clapperton Road to drop off donation cheques for United Way and A Way Home Kamloops.Photo: Michael Potestio, LJI Last year's Caravan of Care event raised over $20,000 for vulnerable youth.

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