Magna IV Engineering would like to thank everyone who donated to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal. We truly appreciate the generous donations from own team, which totaled just shy of $10,000.
With Magna's matching donation and additional corporate commitment of $10,000 we are proud to have raised a grand total of
These funds will aid the Red Cross as they continue to respond to the needs of all Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo residents that have been impacted by these wildfires in Northern Alberta.
We are grateful for the incredible kindness demonstrated by Canadians – friends and neighbours, community groups, governments and corporations – when it was needed most - Conrad Sauvé, President and CEO, Canadian Red Cross.
Red Cross announces updated fundraising total of $299 million in support of the Alberta Fires
August 03, 2016
Thanks to the unprecedented outpouring of support from Canadians across the country, the Canadian Red Cross is proud to announce a fundraising total of $299 million, including matching funds contributed by the Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta, for the Alberta Fires Appeal fund.
This grand total reflects the generosity of more than one million Canadians, who rallied to donate $165 million, plus $104 million in matching funds from the Government of Canada and $30 million in matching funds from the Government of Alberta.
“The Government of Canada is dedicated to assisting families, small businesses and the community of Fort McMurray whose lives have been impacted by this devastating wildfire,” said the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Chair of the Special Cabinet Committee for Coordinating Relief Efforts for the Government of Canada. “The $104 million we have been able to provide through donation matching to the Red Cross will provide continuous support to local recovery.”
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