Thank you for the outpoor of response in light of the state of emergency in Calgary. Canadian Global Response is on standby at the moment as emergency crews are on site in communities affected by floods. Help will be needed for recovery in Calgary and the surrounding areas in the coming days.
Our AB Provincial Coordinator is in Edmonton today for an emergency NGO Council of Alberta meeting to determine how we and other organizations can effectively help. We will provide more information as it becomes available. However, if you would like to volunteer please contact our office at (403) 512-5261 or preferably email firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact information, and we will contact you once more information becomes available and we are best able to coordinate assistance efforts.
Canadian Global Response is a registered charity in Canada under the following number: 814030319RR0001.
We are currently receiving donations towards the disaster relief efforts in the AB region after recent flooding. Please click on the “Donate” button above, or send cheques (not cash) to the following address:Canadian Global Response 100 Convention Way Cochrane, AB T4C 2G2 Canada
If you’re north of the Bow River, The DI :: Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre (4804 Edmonton Trail NE) needs emergency supplies—hygiene products, canned goods, and food (already prepared), blankets, clothes, men’s underwear and socks, etc. And restaurants that can cook hot food for 200-300 people. If you want tax receipts, bring the receipts.
Update at June 21, 13:00 MST: Message “Anila Lee Yuen” on Facebook if you want specifics or are coming down.
Calgary flooding on Memorial Drive, Calgary. (Photo Credit: “ms_egejuru” from Twitter, June 21, 2013)