For those looking to support the 2023 Alberta Wildfire evacuees, we have collected the following links and information:
The most urgent need right now is funding. Monetary donations can help with immediate needs, such as paying bills, funding the evacuee centres and paying for temporary shelter.
Monetary donations can be made to:
Red Cross - governments will match every dollar donated to the Canadian Red Cross 2023 Alberta Fires Appeal
TELUS - donate your Telus rewards points
Aeroplan - donate Aeroplan to cover hotel stays for evacuees
Pet donations for evacuated pets:
Donation of items:
Before you donate to any charity, please check what items are needed and if the charity has the capacity to collect items.
If you’re an individual hoping to donate goods or your services to support the government’s response efforts, you can email EmergencySupportOffers@gov.ab.ca
EvacAB.ca - community-based support focusing on Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation and The Little Red River Cree Nation
Salvation Army - emergency disaster crews currently on-site feeding and providing necessities to emergency services crews and evacuees at reception centres
Food Banks - Please consider donating to your local food bank, as they often run short after a disaster, with more families requiring their services.