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October 27, 2017 4:06 pm

Canadians Show Generosity to Red Cross

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 @ 3:30 PM

Prince George, B.C. – People throughout B.C   and from across the country  have been showing their support for those impacted by  wildfires by making donations to the  Red Cross BC Wildfires Appeal.

So far,  more than $13 million dollars has been donated  to assist those in need.

“We appreciate the support  citizens from across the country are providing for  affected  communities  in British Columbia” says Assistant Deputy Minister for  Emergency Management B.C. Robert Turner

He  says the  Red Cross has already  provided  thousands of  items  to evacuees  including:

  • 1531 cots
  • over 3100 blankets
  • over 11 thousand hygiene kits
  • 1500 pillows,
  • nearly 11,000 clean up kits
  • nearly 12 thousand after the  fire kits

Turner says  there  are still  between 6 and 7 thousand people on  evacuation order in B.C.



13 million in,,, how much out?

    That’s easy to figure out . The Red Cross pockets 17% off the top for itself .

They raised 500 million in Haiti,,, how much out? No one seems to know.

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