Landlords Offer Shelter rentals via centralized housing registry at RENTCafé.com #ymmhelps

posted almost 5 years ago by Bonniw from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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If you are looking for a rental shelter, you can register with RENTCafe:

"The Capital Region Housing Corporation, Alberta Residential Landlord Association, the City of Edmonton and Yardi Canada Ltd. are pleased to assist in the relocation process through this Centralized Housing Registry. This registry provides the capacity to search…

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What to expect when you're rebuilding: Slave Lake wrote the book on coming back from a wildfire #ymmfire

posted almost 5 years ago by Bonniw from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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If you're wondering what to anticipate for the rebuilding of Fort McMurray, here is a good artcle on The Edmonton Journal website:

"Rebuilding Fort McMurray will take years of effort, billions of dollars, governmental leadership, patience, persistence and help from all over.

Sadly — and fortunately — there is a…

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Operation Prom Dress: first event Sunday, May 29, 11am-7pm, Leduc Rec Center #ymmhelps

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This event is open to all students, family and grad escorts that have been displaced due to the recent tragic events in the Fort Mcmurray area! We will be in the curling pad arena in the Leduc Recreation Centre, 4330 Black Gold Drive, Leduc, AB.

We will have hundreds if…

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The Evacuee Distribution Centre at Kingsway Mall will be open 10am-5pm daily going forward

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The hours have changed for the Distribution Center at Kingsway Mall (old Target location). Now open from 10am-5pm daily.

EERSS Urgent needs list: clothes, shoes, diapers 5&6, nail clippers, dog collar/leashes

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The EERSS is in URGENT need of the following items. Please be aware, we are only accepting new items at this time.

  • Children's clothing (all sizes and sexes)
  • Shoes (all sizes and sexes)
  • Nail Clippers
  • Women and men's clothing including sweaters (all sizes)
  • Dog collar/leashes
  • Diapers size 5 & 6

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Clearance beds, mattresses, furniture at cost price at Ashley Furniture, discounted new furniture. #ymmhelps

posted almost 5 years ago by Bonniw from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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All clearance beds, mattresses, and furniture from Ashley Furniture will be sold at cost. For any new furniture purchased, the stores will make sure they provide at the best possible price.

Walk into any Ashley Furniture store in Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge or Medicine Hat.

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Volunteers Needed at Kingsway Mall as Well

posted almost 5 years ago by RKronyk from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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If you can't make it to the south side to volunteer, the Kingsway Mall location also needs help today. No need to call ahead - show up and they will put you to work.

Clean up and Recovery Workers Needed

posted almost 5 years ago by RKronyk from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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Companies from Fort Mac given priority as plans to begin clean up and recovery get under way. If your company can help, call 310-4455 to register.

Volunteers Needed

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The new EERSS drop-off centre needs volunteers until 10 pm tonight.

Where: 3870 - 98 St.

Parking: Across the street at Encore Metals and Piping

New and ONLY EERSS donation location opens today - volunteers needed

posted almost 5 years ago by Bonniw from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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The new and now only EERSS donation centre located at 3870-98 St NW is officially open! Open daily from 8am-10pm.

Volunteers (over the age of 16) are needed continually. Please just show up - they do not have the resources to schedule people.

EERSS Donations and Volunteers Needed

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EERSS needs the following donations: - New clothing in all sizes, especially very large - Undergarments - all sizes/sexes - Towels - Bedding

Please only donate new goods. EERSA does not have enough volunteers to sort used goods at this time.

Drop-off locations are: - 3631 - 56 Ave…

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Volunteers needed at Kingsway Mall location tomorrow 10-7

posted almost 5 years ago by Bonniw from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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The Kingsway Mall distribution center needs volunteers tomorrow between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. No need to call ahead - just show up at the old Target store (south end of the mall).

Prepaid Debit Card distribution stations open until 8:00 p.m.

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Click the twitter link for locations and times across Alberta.

Lines at #ymmfire debit card stations are moving fast. Head on down if you haven't gone yet. Open until 8pm. pic.twitter.com/rYdnJdanUD

— Alberta Government (@YourAlberta) May 12, 2016
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Urgent Need for Small Boxes at Kingsway location

posted almost 5 years ago by RKronyk from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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The Kingsway Mall EERSS location urgently needs boxes, especially smaller ones (12X12X15 and up).

Please deliver to Kingsway Mall, old Target store.

Prepaid Debit Card Pickup

posted almost 5 years ago by RKronyk from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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The province has added another Edmonton location at the NAIT Main Campus (accessible by LRT and bus) where you can pick up your prepaid debit card. This site is only a few minutes north of the Kingsway Mall distribution centre.

Find more information at: http://www.nait.ca/100511.htm