Island Corridor Foundation says this year’s Holiday Train will be even more brightly lighted when it makes stops to collect donations for the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive. (Photo submitted)

Island Corridor Foundation says this year’s Holiday Train will be even more brightly lighted when it makes stops to collect donations for the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive. (Photo submitted)

Island Corridor Foundation all aboard with Holiday Train supporting toy drive

Charity event supporting Great Nanaimo Toy Drive takes place at two locations Dec. 10

The Holiday Train supporting the Great Nanaimo Toy Drive is back on track for 2020.

Island Corridor Foundation is once again rolling out the Holiday Train charity event to support children and their families who may find this Christmas more challenging under the pandemic’s social and financial pressures.

Organizers hope the public can help ICF deliver a trainload of toys when the train makes stops Dec. 10 at the Nanaimo train station, 321 Selby St., 4:30-5:30 p.m. and at Steve Marshall Ford, 3851 Shenton Rd., 6-7:30 p.m.

Because of COVID-19 protocols, the train will not be able to take guests aboard this year, but the train will be brightly decorated with Christmas lights to add cheer to the event.

People who would like to donate cash to purchase gifts most needed by this year’s drive can donate online at www.islandrail.ca/donations.

RELATED: Great Nanaimo Toy Drive puts out a call for volunteers



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