Fort Mac flood donation drive at Local 488 on April 30

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Big thanks to our Brothers and Sisters at Local 488 for creating this opportunity to provide support for Fort McMurray flood evacuees.

From the 488 website:

As many of you are already aware, thousands of Fort McMurray residents have once again been evacuated due to flooding caused by a 24 km long ice jam on the Athabasca River. Many have lost their homes once again. 

Local 488 would like to show our support by helping to provide badly needed donations to the residents. 

We will be accepting donations at our front doors at the Local 488 Office in Edmonton located at 16214-118 Ave on Thursday, April 30/20 from 9 am-3pm. 

Social distancing rules will be strictly followed. 

Right now they are in need of: 

  • New unopened bedding/sheets/pillows 
  • Size 5 6 and newborn diapers 
  • Formula  
  • Water  
  • Wipes  
  • Nonperishable food items 
  • Can openers 
  • Microwavable meals  
  • Toothbrush, Toothpaste,  
  • Toiletries Toilet paper Brushes, combs,  
  • adult diapers  
  • new/unopened under wear all sizes including plus size and sports bras  


Thank-you in anticipation of your contribution. 

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