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Resources & Support for BC Flood Relief

Date: November 18, 2021
Category: Consumer News

Donate to the British Columbia Floods & Extreme Weather Appealhttps://donate.redcross.ca/page/94172/donate/1

The Canadian Red Cross is working to get help to people in and around affected areas as quickly as possible and provide humanitarian assistance for new needs as they arise. Money raised will enable the Red Cross to carry out relief, recovery, resiliency, and risk reduction activities in and beyond the region at the individual and community levels.

Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fundhttps://abbotsfordcf.org/grants/disaster/

The Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF), the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce, and the University of the Fraser Valley have been following the impact of the flooding on and around the community. In response, they have jointly established the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. This fund will support front-line agencies providing essential services to affected families and businesses.

Abbotsford Food Bank Donations During BC Floodinghttps://archway.ca/donate/flood/

The Abbotsford food bank is reaching out to the community to help refill their supplies of food and donations towards increased procurement costs.

Hope Food Bank Donations https://hopecommunityservices.com/donate/

Help support the community of Hope with financial donations for much-needed food and supply purchases.

Chilliwack Food Bank Donationshttps://www.comserv.bc.ca/

Help support the community of Chilliwack with financial or food and goods donations for much-needed food and supplies.

Government of British Columbia Disaster Financial Assistancehttps://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-management/preparedbc/evacuee-guidance/disaster-financial-assistance

After a disaster, the provincial government may declare the event eligible for Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA). Once declared, the DFA program may compensate applicants for essential uninsurable losses.

United Way for BC Flood Response Fundhttps://uwbc.ca/flood/

A variety of programs and essential supports will be critical as BC residents respond and recover physically and emotionally from the devastation of floods throughout our province. The United for BC Flood Response Fund will play an important role in helping affected communities in the aftermath of these floods. Funds go towards addressing important needs like housing, food assistance, trauma, and mental health support.

Canadian Blood Serviceshttps://myaccount.blood.ca/en/donate

In many parts of the Fraser Valley, blood donations are needed. Donors can visit the Canadian Blood Services website for details.

GoFundMe Verified Donation Linkshttps://www.gofundme.com/en-ca/c/act/bc-flooding

Help Those Affected by BC Flooding. Donate to the verified fundraisers below to support those affected.