Unions Pledge $100K to Help with Wildfire Relief
Prince George, B.C. – More help is on the way for those affected by this month’s wildfires in British Columbia.
The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union has joined with its national affiliate, the National Union of Public Employees to pledge a $100,000 donation to the Red Cross to help with wildfire relief efforts.
“We are pleased to join to contribute to the relief effort for B.C. residents affected by wildfires,” says BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. “BCGEU members and their families live in the affected communities and we share a responsibility to provide humanitarian services for all British Columbians impacted by tis national disaster.”
The wildfires have led to the evacuation of 43,000 to 44,000 people in B.C.