Volunteer Registration for EERSS drop off and distribution locations online #ymmhelps

posted about 2 years ago by RKronyk from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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The City has created a new volunteer registration site for those who wish to volunteer at the EERSS drop-off location (3870 - 98 St) or at the EERSS distribution location (Kingsway Mall).

A list of jobs and shifts can be found at EERSS

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

posted about 2 years ago by Bonniw from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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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

posted about 2 years ago by Bonniw from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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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

posted about 2 years ago by Bonniw from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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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 about 2 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.

Questions: Call Brandy with…

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Urgent need for reusable bags (grocery store) - May 11

posted about 2 years ago by hewittbd from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
2 comments Labels: supplies needs drop-off
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Hello there,

The Edmonton Emergency Relief Services Kingsway Location (old Target Store) has an urgent need for reusable bags (grocery store style) to help with sorting of donations and to assist evacuees with transporting.

If you are able to provide reusable bags, please drop off at the Kingsway Location (old…

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boxes

posted about 2 years ago by kenn from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
2 comments Labels: kingsway location needs boxes 2 x only and food bank ( smaller boxes)
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Hello team: just thought about this and i do not want to make the mistake of not having enough for them. if we have 40,000 evacuees here getting supplies from kingsway and or other locations (which i do not know of yet- someone should find that out) we have only…

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Updates on Kingsway Evacuee Pickup location, Volunteer Needs and Supply Needs!

posted about 2 years ago by AmyKovatch from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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Kingsway Evacuee Pickup Location Evacuees can pick up supplies such as clothing, toiletries and essentials from the old Target space at Kingsway Garden Mall. Cut off time is 5:30 pm. Anyone in line at this time will be able to still pick up.

Volunteers All of the following places need…

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Edmonton Emergency Relief Services Item Request List

posted about 2 years ago by AmyKovatch from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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As of 7:30pm Sunday May 8th, items urgently needed are:

New towels & New Face Cloths New Socks, Underwear, Bras Toiletries, Pads, Tampons, Liners Mouth Wash Razors, Shaving Cream Body Wash, Deodorant Shampoo/Conditioner New Brushes & Combs New Hair Elastics New Shoes, Sandals, Slippers New Clothes (All Ages & Sexes)…

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Calgary Hotel Availability- as of May.7/2016

posted about 2 years ago by barco24 from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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Hi all!

Happy Mothers Day to all you strong, courageous, and beautiful mothers out there! This world would not be the same without you.

The Calgary Hotel Association has put together a list of hotels in the Calgary area with current availability (as of May.7/2016) at a discounted rate for…

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Donations needed for 400-500 evacuees in Edmonton

posted about 2 years ago by Lindsayp219 from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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2 hotels in Edmonton have taken in evacuees and are in need of supplies. Please drop donations off to - Days Inn and Suite West Edmonton. 10010-179A ST.

They are also desperate for volunteers! Please head over today! But by tomorrow, call ahead and see if there's still a need.

Info on Resources for Evacuees

posted about 2 years ago by RKronyk from Fort McMurray Virtual Operations Support Team
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The Edmonton Journal has information on many of the services available to evacuees. Offers of food, shelter, pet care, etc can be found here. [http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/how-yiou-can-help-the-evacuees-from-the-fort-mcmurray-wildfires]