Canadian Red Cross launches fund for BC Fires

Topics: British Columbia and Yukon, Emergencies and Disasters in Canada
British Columbia | July 04, 2021

Massive wildfires have triggered evacuations across British Columbia and the Red Cross is now accepting donations to support those affected.

Wildfires have devastated individuals and families in British Columbia. Red Cross teams continue to work closely with local, provincial, and Indigenous governments to plan how to best support those affected.

Canadians wishing to help are encouraged to make a financial donation to the British Columbia Fires Appeal online at or by calling 1-800-418-1111. Donations will be used for immediate and ongoing relief efforts, long term recovery, resiliency, and preparedness for future events in British Columbia and impacted regions, including consequential events related to the fires.
“Years of experience have shown us that the needs from a disaster of this magnitude will be immense, and we are committed to supporting communities in the days, weeks and months ahead.”
- Patrick Quealey, Vice President, British Columbia and Yukon, Canadian Red Cross

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Red Cross donor inquiries: or 1-800-418-1111
Here in Canada and overseas, the Red Cross stands ready to help people before, during and after a disaster. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – which is made up of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and 192 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies – the Canadian Red Cross is dedicated to helping people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and supporting them in strengthening their resilience.
English Media: 1-604-709-6747
French Media: 1-888-418-9111
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