Fort McMurray Fire – Information, Resources, and Help

by | POSTED: May 05, 2016

We extend our deep sympathies to the individuals and families affected by the devastating fire in Fort McMurray and affected areas.

Ways that you can help the fire relief efforts:

Canadian Red Cross:  The Red Cross has set up an emergency Alberta Fires Appeal where you can make online donations.

YMM Fire.ca: Connects Albertans who are able to open their homes, rental properties, recreational properties, and other available space to people in need of somewhere to stay.

Edmonton Emergency Relief Services: They are putting out a call for donations and volunteers.

Edmonton Food Bank:  They are accepting food donations for those affected by the fires.

Free clothing and household goods

We are providing free clothing and household goods from our Thrift Shoppe for people from who are arriving in Edmonton due to the fire.

Thank you to Big Steel Box for providing us with a storage container to hold the items destined for people from Fort McMurray and surrounding areas.

We only ask for proof of residency in Fort McMurray or from the affected areas.

Thrift Shoppe
8818 – 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
780.471.6644
Monday – Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm


We provide ongoing assistance such as meals, clothing, respite, and other supports for people living with poverty and homelessness.