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Putting the boots to hunger

Firefighters for Families:  Maple Ridge firefighter Kevin Mikoda lets Tanner Irvine, 6, pick out a candy cane after his donation to the annual Firefighters for Families Food Drive outside Safeway in maple Ridge on Saturday. Members of the Maple Ridge department held out their boots for donations of money, toys and non-perishable food items as part of the annual charity event. They collected from  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at grocery stores in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. All donations go to the Friends in Need Food Bank.  - Colleen Flanagan/The News
Firefighters for Families: Maple Ridge firefighter Kevin Mikoda lets Tanner Irvine, 6, pick out a candy cane after his donation to the annual Firefighters for Families Food Drive outside Safeway in maple Ridge on Saturday. Members of the Maple Ridge department held out their boots for donations of money, toys and non-perishable food items as part of the annual charity event. They collected from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at grocery stores in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. All donations go to the Friends in Need Food Bank.
— image credit: Colleen Flanagan/The News

Maple Ridge firefighter Kevin Mikoda lets Tanner Irvine, 6, pick out a candy cane after his donation to the annual Firefighters for Families Food Drive outside Safeway in <aple Ridge on Saturday. Members of the Maple Ridge department held out their boots for donations of money, toys and non-perishable food items as part of the annual charity event. They collected fromĀ  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at grocery stores in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. All donations go to the Friends in Need Food Bank.

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