A lot of people are asking how they can help residents in our region who were affected by Friday’s storm.
- The Canadian Red Cross is accepting financial donations by phone, 1-800-418-1111, or at local Red Cross offices.
- The Salvation Army is accepting donations of clothes, furniture or household items. Donations can be made at Sally Anne thrift stores. Pickups can be arranged for large items by phone, 613-247-1435 ext. 228.
- Kanata MPP Merrilee Fullerton’s constituency office, 100-240 Michael Cowpland Dr. Kanata, is accepting clothing donations and supplies. (Fullerton’s office says they are no longer accepting donations.)
- West-end food banks are accepting donations, as is the Ottawa Food Bank.
- The Ottawa Senators have started an online fundraiser.
- There’s a Facebook page for coordinating donations/assistance for Dunrobin residents.