Urban Barn collecting blankets

Fundraiser for Surrey's Gateway Shelter until Dec. 14

Urban Barn will be fundraising in support of Surrey’s Gateway Shelter until Sunday, Dec. 14.

The Blanket the Country in Warmth campaign will take every $5 in-store donation and donate a brand-new fleece blanket to a shelter in the community.

Last year, the Urban Barn donated 10,000 blankets. This year, the campaign aims to bring in 12,000.

Urban Barn in Surrey is located at 950-15045 32 Ave.

Gateway Shelter is a 40-bed, barrier-free homeless shelter open 365 days a year for men and women over the age of 19.

The shelter is located at 10667 135A St.