YVR to Host 4th Annual Quest Hamper Drive
Richmond, B.C. (December 1, 2014): The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is hosting its annual Holiday Hamper Drive in support of Quest Food Exchange. The drive is a great opportunity for the airport community to rally together and donate holiday spirit in the form of a turkey dinner to a family in need.
The goal this year is to help 500+ families and YVR is encouraging members of the local community to support this Hamper Drive by dropping off completed hamper(s) on December 11, 2014 and enjoy a visit from Santa, music, entertainment and free holiday goodies. For every hamper donated, the Vancouver Airport Authority will purchase one turkey to complete the dinner.
DATE: December 11
TIME: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Spirit of Haida Gwaii, the Jade Canoe International Departures Level 3
RSVP: Please email email@example.com to confirm participation.
1 HAMPER CONTAINS:
2 cans of soup
1 box of crackers
2 boxes stuffing
2 cans of veggies
2 boxes instant mashed potatoes
1 can cranberry sauce
2 packets instant gravy
1 box of cookies
1 box of granola bars
About Vancouver Airport Authority
Vancouver Airport Authority is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that manages Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Canada’s second busiest airport, YVR served a record 17.97 million passengers in 2013. Fifty-three airlines serve YVR, connecting people and businesses to more than 109 non-stop destinations worldwide. YVR was voted Best Airport in North America, and Best Airport in the World for its size category of 10-20 million passengers, in the 2014 Skytrax World Airport Awards. Vancouver Airport Authority is a dedicated community partner and in 2013 donated more than $750,000 to local organizations. We are committed to creating an airport that British Columbia can be proud of: a premier global gateway, local economic generator and community contributor. For more information, please visit www.yvr.ca.
About Quest Food Exchange
In collaboration with grocery stores, wholesalers, and distributors, Quest Food Exchange collects surplus food and other goods for use in various community programs. Quest operates four low cost grocery markets offering a full range of food to 400+ social service agencies and their clients for a fraction of the retail cost. Quest’s four not for profit grocery markets are not open to the public and individuals are referred by social service agencies. For more information, please visit www.questoutreach.org.