Calgary donations for Slave Lake
Published Monday, May 23, 2011 10:29PM MDT
Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2012 2:47AM MDT
Several individuals, businesses, and agencies have launched fund raising and donation drives.
Here are some of the local initiatives and their contact information.
Calgary Donations for Slave Lake Victims Facebook page.
Drop off location for donations: 270 Evanscreek Court N.W.
The Wean Blog. The blog has pictures, stories from the ground, and links to relief organizations.
Antonie Harris is taking the week off work to make the long drive to deliver supplies and volunteer anyway he can.
If you'd like to donate text Antonie at 403-862-7123.
Hayley Bennett is gathering things like diapers, toothbrushes and dog food to take to Slave Lake.
Hayley can be reached at 403-690-1751.
Business Drop off locations for donations:
- Byfield Insurance - 1915 34 Avenue S.W.
- Riva's Eco Store - 1237 9 Avenue S.E.
The MCC Thrift Store will accept items purchased by customers who wish to donate them directly to the victims of Slave Lake. You can also make a monetary donation to MCC and specifying these funds are to be used for the Slave Lake Fire.
Address: 2946 32 St. N.E.
Aspire Homes is packing a trailer with smaller things like; dog food, blankets, books, food, and diapers to take to Slave Lake.
They are accepting donations at their office from Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Closed Holidays and Monday, May 23, 2011)
Address: 11095 48St. SE. (next to Albi Homes)
Phone: Jamie at 403-266-2023
Text: Maggie at 403-999-8807.
In the wake of the Slave Lake wildfires, all Alberta London Drugs locations will be collecting at-till donations.
The funds will be donated directly to the Canadian Red Cross. For store locations in Calgary visit the London Drugs website.
A Charity Fan Auction is being held to sell fanart and fanfiction online to aid the people of Slave Lake.
All proceeds will go to the Red Cross to aid in recovery efforts.
Moonstone Creation Native Gallery and Giftshop
1416 9 Ave S.E.
The owner of Etho's Bridal in Calgary has generously offered to replace any wedding dresses or grad dresses for those who lost them in the Slave Lake Fire.
Contact the stores in Calgary and/or Edmonton for details.
The vendors at Kingsland Farmers' Market are supporting the residents of Slave Lake.
Portions of each purchase at a variety of retailers will go to the Alberta Red Cross.
Address: 7711 Macleod Trail South
Thursday & Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Donate to the Red Cross
The Canadian Red Cross is accepting donations for the residents of Slave Lake.
Donate online or by calling 1-800-418-1111.
Salvation Army's Slave Lake Disaster Relief Fund
Donate online or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY
Locate Family & Friends
If you need assistance in finding friends and family who live in the area you can call: 1-800-565-4483.