Surrey Christmas Bureau gets boost from business

iFund Lending offers to match donations to the charity

Gord Bylo and iFund Lending are once again helping the less-fortunate at the Surrey Christmas Bureau (SCB) this year.

iFund Lending will match donations to the SCB from businesses and individuals up to $15,000 during its seventh-annual iFund Christmas campaign.

Last year total donations reached $35,000. To date, the company has raised and contributed nearly $200,000 to the SCB, helping hundreds of families enjoy a holiday meal and thousands of children have a merry Christmas that their families could not otherwise afford.

“It feels good knowing that so many kids will get presents and families will enjoy a good Christmas dinner,” said Bylo, CEO of iFund Lending. “KC Gilroy (SCB coordinator) and her team at the Christmas bureau must be admired for assisting so many at this special time.

The SCB is expecting to help about 1,700 families this year, who receive toys and gift certificates through the depot, or are sponsored through its Adopt-a-Family program.

For more information about the Christmas bureau, call 604-581-9623.

Visit to find out how to donate and have your funds matched by iFund Lending.











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