Olivia Hoop helping out organize donations on Nov. 16 at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive. - Cloe Logan photo

PHOTOS: Firefighters collect food, toys around Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Efforts continue through weekend

Parksville Qualicum Beach area fire departments went door-to-door to collect food and toys on Saturday.

Their annual food and toy drive continues Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Each year, residents generously support the department’s annual food and toy drive and are the reason for its success. This drive and the generosity of residents make the world of difference to many families this holiday season.

The eight departments in District 69 are Bow Horn Bay Fire Department, Coombs Hilliers Volunteer Fire Department, Dashwood Volunteer Fire Department, Deep Bay Fire and Rescue, Errington Volunteer Fire Department, Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department. Parksville Volunteer Fire Department and Qualicum Beach Fire Department.

MORE INFORMATION: Parksville Qualicum Beach fire crews set to collect toys, food

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Taylor Hutchison at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive on Nov. 16. - Cloe Logan photo

Tai Long at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive on Nov. 16. - Cloe Logan photo

Chelsea Greening and Atley Cruickshank after helping out at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive on Nov. 16. - Cloe Logan photo

Susan Grandfield sorting donations at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive on Nov. 16. - Cloe Logan photo

Atley Cruickshank at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive on Nov. 16. - Cloe Logan photo

Taylor Hutchinson and Abby Lefeaux at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive on Nov. 16. - Cloe Logan photo

Keaton Cruickshank at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive on Nov. 16. - Cloe Logan photo

Cam Cruickshank, Keaton Cruickshank, Leslie Cruickshank, Eric Miller, Terry Denouden, Phil St.Luke, Amy-Jean Reedel and Carl Greening at the Parksville Fire Dept. annual food drive on Nov. 16. - Cloe Logan photo

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