Youth Pastor Jon Kornelsen helps unload boxes of food during Central Community Church’s Stuff-a-Truck food drive on Saturday, June 27, 2020. See more photos at bottom of story. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Drive-thru food drive for Chilliwack Salvation Army happening now

Items greatly needed for food drive which runs today until 4 p.m. at Central Community Church

Central Community Church’s annual Stuff-a-Truck food drive is happening right now until 4 p.m.

The event is a fundraiser for the Chilliwack Salvation Army.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event is different in that it’s a contactless drive-thru food drive at the church on Chilliwack Central Road.

By about 11:30 a.m. today, youth pastor Jon Kornelsen said traffic had been a bit slow and that they were hoping things would pick up in the afternoon.

In past years they’ve held the event outside Save-On-Foods where donations were was always quite successful.

Just before noon today (Saturday, June 27) they had collected about 1,500 items and $300. Their goal is to bring in 6,000 canned food items.

There is still time to donate. People can drop off non-perishable food items, as well as diapers and cash today until 4 p.m. at 46100 Chilliwack Central Rd.

Other suggested items to donate include: canned fish, canned chicken, canned beans, pasta and pasta sauce, canned stew and chili, rice, cereal, peanut butter, and canned fruits and vegetables.

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Volunteers organize items during Central Community Church’s Stuff-a-Truck food drive on Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

A cash donation is made during Central Community Church’s Stuff-a-Truck food drive on Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Volunteers organize items during Central Community Church’s Stuff-a-Truck food drive on Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

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