Edmonton, May 13, 2016 – The Salvation Army has now raised $651,524 for the Alberta fire response efforts. While The Salvation Army is still serving food to some of the first responders, we are experiencing increased demand for our assistance from Fort McMurray evacuees across the province. Our community and social service programs are distributing food, clothing and other items to help people with immediate and pressing needs. If people require assistance, The Salvation Army is available to help based […]
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Edmonton, May 10, 2016 – The Salvation Army is grateful for our donors who have contributed $525,917 towards the Alberta fire response efforts. The Salvation Army’s community response vehicles continue to serve over 2,000 meals a day to first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire efforts.
The Salvation Army is also supporting evacuees who have relocated to other areas of the province. Our community and social service programs are distributing food, clothing and other items to help people with immediate […]
Edmonton, May 7, 2016 – The Salvation Army’s Emergency and Disaster Services continues to provide support to first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire response efforts. The Salvation Army has four Community Response Units in the field that are feeding hundreds of first responders.
Our thrift stores in Alberta are giving out five sets of clothing to people from Fort McMurray. If people from Fort McMurray are in need of clothing, they can turn to The Salvation Army for help […]
The Salvation Army’s Emergency and Disaster Services is providing support to first responders and those impacted by the disaster. The Salvation Army has mobilized four Community Response Units to feed first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire response efforts.
At this time, the best way for the public to help with relief efforts is through monetary donations. Donations can be made at SalvationArmy.ca/albertafires or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY. A $10 donation can also be made by texting FORTMAC to 45678.
Due to the generosity of its guests, Salvation Army thrift stores across the country raised more than $30,000 to aid survivors of the Alberta floods and Lac Megantic train derailment.
Funds raised are providing product and practical support to Salvation Army ministry units involved in relief efforts.
Those affected by these tragedies continue to be in great need.
Updated as of June 30, 2013
Through our flood relief efforts in Alberta, The Salvation Army is serving over 1,200 people per day with food, hydration and emotional & spiritual care.
In Medicine Hat, we continue to respond to needs as they arise with hydration, emotional and spiritual care and other basic necessities. Our shelter suffered some damage from water and the extent of this is still being assessed.
In Calgary, remediation has begun at The Centre of Hope where we sustained considerable […]
Edmonton, May 31, 2016 – The Salvation Army is deploying a team of over 45 people to Fort McMurray to assist during the re-entry of residents this week. The teams will be present at three of the welcome centres that have been set up in the city to offer hydration, snacks and emotional care to evacuees as they return. In addition, The Salvation Army will operate the Sally Ann Café at the Fort McMurray Corps (125 Elmore Drive). The Café […]
The Salvation Army’s community response vehicles are serving 2,000 meals a day to first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire efforts. In addition to distributing food, water and hygiene kits, we are also providing emotional and spiritual care – a listening ear – to those tasked with combating the fire and ensuring public safety.
The Salvation Army is also supporting evacuees who have relocated to other areas of the province. Our community and social service programs are distributing food, clothing […]
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