Community

Walmart seeks to raise $2.8 million for Red Cross

While we like to think “it won’t happen to me,” thousands of Canadians needed disaster assistance from the Canadian Red Cross last year.

Red Cross is here to help—but can’t do it alone. That’s why fundraisers like the Walmart campaign are so important.Walmart Canada is gearing up for a coast-to-coast campaign to raise much-needed funds for local Canadian Red Cross disaster response activities.

The campaign will run in Walmart stores from Aug. 4 to 31, with an ambitious national goal of $2.8 million and a combined provincial goal of $308,200 for B.C. and Yukon. “Funds raised will help the Canadian Red Cross to be prepared to provide assistance within hours of a disaster,” said David Magnuson-Ford, BC Fund development manager.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Davis: Stars align for wedding weekend
 
Okanagan Symphony Orchestra waxes poetic for Christmas
 
Wanted man sought
Crooked Brothers mind their manners
 
New Riders pledge support for KCR
 
Sounds that make a mother’s heart warm
7-year-old wins gold with violin
 
The sound of hope
 
Concert Review: Les Violons Du Roy

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.