Fires are ravaging the Northwest Territories and British Columbia, upending lives and leaving thousands in urgent need of help. Families are being forced to evacuate with little notice, and the scale of devastation is immense.
“In moments of crisis, our collective strength shines brightest when we come together to support those in need,” said Lana Payne, Unifor National President. “As part of the Unifor community, our solidarity and compassion empower us to make a lasting impact during times of crisis.”
The fires in the Northwest Territories and British Columbia have left a trail of devastation, but we have the power to bring hope and relief.
“I have no doubt that our membership will step up and help those in the Northwest Territories and British Columbia,” said Len Poirier, Unifor National Secretary-Treasurer. “Extending a helping hand to those in need is ingrained in our union’s DNA. These acts are the cornerstone of Unifor’s mission in building a better world.”
The Unifor Social Justice Fund has donated $75,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts in the fire zones.
Members are encouraged to click on the links below to donate:
Northwest Territories: https://www.redcross.ca/NWTFiresAppeal/Unifor
British Columbia: https://www.redcross.ca/2023BCFiresAppeal/Unifor
Your donation to the Canadian Red Cross will have an immediate and lasting impact. Funds will be utilized to provide critical relief, support ongoing recovery efforts, and build resilience in the face of future challenges. Donations will not only aid those directly impacted by the fires but also bolster preparedness and risk reduction strategies for future all-hazard disaster events.
Join us in taking action today to provide essential aid to those effected by the fires in Northwest Territories and British Columbia.