CALGARY, Alta. -- In the two months before the holiday season, 18 Wheels of Christmas is rallying to collect donations in support of local food banks.
The 11th season of 18 Wheels of Christmas commenced its call for donations on today and runs right up until Dec. 19, 2013.
Their goal is to fill a 53-foot trailer with non-perishable food items.
Collection boxes, at the request of business owners, will be dropped off and picked up at business in participating cities.
This year Calgary, Alta.; Edmonton, Alta.; Saskatoon, Sask.; Dawson Creek, B.C.; Fort St. John, B.C.; Sparwood, B.C. will participate in the annual food drive.
To date over $1 million in food donations has been collected.
Rosenau Transport organizes the annual event and thanks all participating businesses and donors.