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The Canadian Red Cross received an A+ in every category of Money Sense's 2015 Canadian Charity Rating Report.
We always strive to ensure your contribution will go further with the Red Cross.

Join the Alberta Fire Reponse — Donate to the Red Cross

“We feel respected here as human beings. The aid makes a big difference. Our daughters can sleep and rest.”

Ayaat and her family spent 10 days travelling from Syria through Turkey and Greece to cross the border into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.


The number of refugees arriving daily on the shores of Greece


The number of refugees and migrants that have entered Europe so far this year


The number of people Red Cross is preparing the help in the next 3 months

Donate to the Alberta Fire Response

Your help right now means so much to the families and individuals affected by the largest fire-related evacuation in Alberta history.

More than 80,000 people had to leave their homes. It could be weeks before they can return home.

Help supply emergency food, clothing, shelter, personal services and other necessities to help assist with the recovery by donating today.

  • Providing registration, family re-unification services as well as accommodations, food, water, and other basic supplies
  • 600+ personnel assisting with the response
  • Supporting efforts at local shelters in Edmonton, Calgary, and Lac La Biche for residents evacuated from Fort McMurray
  • Specially-trained volunteers are providing comfort and care to those who have suffered emotional trauma

Some Ways the Red Cross is Helping on the Ground:

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provides a bed in a shelter

We are there to not only to support immediate emergency assistance, but to also help the people and communities affected by this disaster as they rebuild and recover in the weeks, months and years ahead. 

provides a family with a cash card for gas, groceries, baby items, etc.

provides a comfort kit, three meals and a cot
for an evacuated person

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