Operation Red Nose reports for 23 years they have helped Manitobans and their vehicles get home safely over the holidays. During the 2017 holiday season 2489 volunteers gave 4449 rides in ten communities across Manitoba raising over 95 thousand dollars for a variety of organizations in the province.
As we reported earlier this month in the Flin Flon area the Rotary Club’s Operation Red Nose provided 273 rides with 148 volunteers raising 4353 dollars in donations from rides and with other fund raising that total reached 13 thousand dollars to donate to local youth sports and other activities.
The President of Safety Services Manitoba Judy Murphy thanked everyone who volunteered or used the service making this year’s campaign another huge success. The largest number of rides was in Winnipeg with 1522. The Pas had 382 and Thompson 380.