Red Cross disaster volunteer teams in BC supported 918 clients in 116 communities last year and others were deployed to assist with the 2013 Alberta Floods and 2016 Northern Alberta wildfires. BC disaster management volunteers have also helped recovery efforts in the Philippines, Haiti, New Orleans, and beyond.
The grand total raised nationally by generous customers and from the $100,000 contribution from Sobeys Inc. towards the Northern Alberta wildfires is $4,017,403.00. Our Thrifty Foods customers and team contributed $220,663.22 towards the overall total - which is outstanding. 100% of the funds raised went to support the Canadian Red Cross.