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Representatives from three local nonprofit agencies received the keys Thursday to new Ford passenger vans, courtesy of the Western New York Ford Dealers and the Ford Friendship Express Program, during opening day of the 2014 Buffalo Auto Show.

The vans were presented to the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Chautauqua County, Buffalo City Mission and Meals on Wheels for Western New York.

Since the Ford Friendship Express Program began in 1986, local dealers have donated new vehicles to 71 organizations. Last year’s recipients were the Buffalo Museum of Science, the Cantalician Center for Learning and the Family Help Center.