Operation Red Nose ready for the weekend

Operation Red Nose Prince George will have 14 teams out Friday (Dec. 7) and another 18 teams on Saturday (Dec. 8) to provide safe rides home to party-goers.

In 2017 on the same weekend, 57 rides were delivered on night three (Friday) and 99 on night four (Saturday).

The highest number of rides we’ve provided on Weekend 2 is 143 rides (95 on night three and 148 on night four) in 2014.

Those who require a safe ride home can call 250-962-7433 between 9 p.m. – 3 a.m. Clients must have a vehicle with valid B.C. license plates.

All donations go towards youth and amateur sport organizations in Prince George.

As for volunteers, 214 people have signed up, including 47 who are helping us out for the first time.

Another 36 volunteers are required for New Year’s Eve. Those interested in helping out can apply online at www.ornpg.ca, which includes a Criminal Record Check.

Operation Red Nose is organized by the Rotary Club of Prince George – Nechako in partnership with ICBC and the Prince George RCMP.