An important update about donations for the Iqaluit Creekside Village Fire Response

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29 February 2012

Through the generous support of Canadians, the City of Iqaluit is advising that donations of goods and in-kind items are no longer required for the Iqaluit Fire Response.

“We would like to thank our friends and neighbours for their generous donations,” said Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern. “It has been wonderful to see such an outpouring of support for our community. We are happy to announce that we have met our need for in-kind donations.”

Flights of supplies have already arrived in the community and more are scheduled for the coming days. We anticipate that shipments and distributions should be concluded by the weekend.We encourage people to support the work of the Red Cross, who continues to work closely with those community members affected by the fire, and with community and public authorities. Canadians wishing to help support Red Cross relief efforts underway are encouraged to contribute by

§ Donating by phone: 1-800-418-1111
§ Donating at local Red Cross:
§ Donating by Mail: By contacting their local Red Cross office.

Cheques should be made payable to the Canadian Red Cross, earmarked “Iqaluit Fire 2012” and mailed to the Canadian Red Cross National Office, 170 Metcalfe Street, Suite 300, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2P2

To find out how to make a donation, please visit the Canadian Red Cross web site at:
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Thank you for your support.

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