Scrap metal fundraiser for Cyrus Centre

Event takes place on Saturday, April 18 in Abbotsford

A truck is ready at Cyrus Centre in Abbotsford to collect scrap metals at a fundraising event on Saturday

A truck is ready at Cyrus Centre in Abbotsford to collect scrap metals at a fundraising event on Saturday

Cyrus Centre in Abbotsford and Chilliwack is holding a fundraiser called “Scrap Cars, Not Kids” this month.

At the event, the public is invited to drop off their donations of recyclable metals such as old bikes, lawn mowers, appliances, barbecues, bed frames, swing sets and batteries.

The items will be exchanged for money to help meet increased needs at Cyrus Centre, which provides emergency shelter and services for homeless youth at its two locations.

The Abbotsford fundraiser takes place on Saturday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at HillCity Church, 3970 Gladwin Rd.

The Chilliwack event is on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Community Church, 46100 Chilliwack Central Rd. For more information, visit cyruscentre.com or call 604-859-5773.