All aboard

The next West Coast Express Santa train stops in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows on Dec.17

Children arrive with toys for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society at Port Haney Station on Saturday.

Children arrived with toys for the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Christmas Hamper Society at Port Haney Station on Saturday. Students from Westview secondary volunteered their time to collect new, unwrapped toys, as well as non-perishable food items the Christmas Hamper Society. Return tickets aboard the train were handed out in exchange for each toy donation. The train also stopped at Maple Meadows and Pitt Meadows stations.

In all, 424 toys were collected for the Christmas Hamper Society, while $175 was received, as were 57 items of food.

So far, 600 families and singles have registered for with the Christmas Hamper Society, with one more sign-up date remaining, this Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the office at the Albion Fairgrounds on 105th Avenue in Maple Ridge. The next Santa Train will be on Dec. 17.

For more information go to http://www.westcoastexpress.com.

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