Red Cross and Salvation Army mobilized to increase support in Thunder Bay


Alexander StreetTHUNDER BAY – The need for help in Thunder Bay is being seen as bigger than first thought. Effective May 30th at 10AM, The Canadian Red Cross will be rolling out a national drive to assist the flood effort in Thunder Bay.

Additionally, the short-term food drive organized by many volunteers of the Facebook page as well as those of the St. Peter’s Catholic Church facility are to be commended.

In order to facilitate the growing and more pressing needs of flood victims with homes and shelters that have been subjected to 48 hours of flooding and sewage the short-term volunteer food group are transferring the campaign over to local Salvation Army with the Regional Canadian Red Cross.

More information will be provided at the Wednesday, May 30th, 10AM Thunder Bay Emergency Operations Control Group member City Flood Emergency Update.

At this time, the Facebook and other community volunteers that provided short-term food and supplies while a larger mobilization effort was officially put into place are to be commended and thanked for their unselfish rush to assist your fellow citizens in need. Your continued support is now best suited to filter thru the Red Cross and Salvation Army.

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