VIDEO: Run for Mom benefits local women and children

Local event has provided $420,000 of much-needed medical equipment in 18 years

Chilliwack runners and walkers lined up in the Caen Ave parking lot on Saturday morning to celebrate mothers.

At 9 a.m. the crowd launched into the Run for Mom route after an early morning of activities and warm-ups as part of the effort to raise funds for the Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH).

This year, a new CT scanner is the target of the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation for the CGH and will be added to the historical $420,000 of equipment raised by the organization since 2000.

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