Coquitlam businesses take part in Coats for Kids campaign

The Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) has launched its 17th annual Coats for Kids campaign in support of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau, a group whose outreach helps to provide a brighter Christmas for families in need.

In addition to the GVHBA office, 38 member companies at 64 locations in 14 municipalities, including Coquitlam, Port Moody and Port Coquitlam, will serve as coat drop-off sites from Nov.19 to Dec. 7.

“Last year the response to Coats for Kids was heartwarming as Lower Mainland residents donated more than 3,000 coats, scarves, gloves, blankets and new unwrapped toys and gifts for distribution to children, teenagers and adults,” said GVHBA Chair Blake Hudema.

Coats can be dropped off at the following locations:


• Blue Ocean Construction Inc. - #221, 17 Fawcett Rd., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Bluetree Homes - Mackin Park Sales Centre, #A7, 1020 Austin Ave., Mon.-Sun. 12-5 p.m.

• FastSigns - Unit 1, 1100 Lansdowne Dr., Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Gauvin 2000 Construction Ltd. - #200, 1140 Austin Ave., Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Morningstar Homes Ltd. - 2nd Floor, 946 Brunette Ave., Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


• Green Sheet Construction Data Ltd. (drop box out front) -100 Sycamore Dr., Mon.-Sun. 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.


• Port Coquitlam Building Supplies - 2650 Mary Hill Rd., Mon.-Fri. 6:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Sat. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

• Tri-City News - 1405 Broadway St., Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


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