United Way kicks off awareness campaign with free lunch

United Way of the Fraser Valley held a kick-off lunch at Five Corners on Thursday to promote their awareness campaign.

Cheryl Blackwell (left) speaks with United Way of the Fraser Valley (UWFV) volunteer Tammy Wollenberg during a kick-off lunch at Five Corners on Thursday.

Cheryl Blackwell (left) speaks with United Way of the Fraser Valley (UWFV) volunteer Tammy Wollenberg during a kick-off lunch at Five Corners on Thursday.

Blackwell was there getting info for a close friend who needs help. The event was a launch for the annual UWFV awareness fundraiser with free hot dogs, drinks, and snacks.

UWFV works closely with several Chilliwack organizations including Ann Davis Transition Society, Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association, Cyrus Centre, Chilliwack and District Senior Resources Society, Sardis Doorway, and many more.

UWFV invested $89,720 in Chilliwack for 2014.

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