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Supporting rebuilding efforts in Fort McMurray

May 12, 2016 | The Winnipeg Foundation

Fort McMurray
Aerial view of Fort McMurray. (Photo: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo)
In response to the emergency in Fort McMurray, The Winnipeg Foundation is supporting twelve Alberta community foundations who have established the Rebuilding Fort McMurray Fund.

The Fund’s objective is to restore and enhance the social infrastructure of the Fort McMurray community, particularly in areas that aren’t covered by governments or insurance. Gifts made to the Fund will flow directly to support longterm rebuilding efforts.

“Manitobans know we can make a difference when we work together,” says Rick Frost, CEO of The Winnipeg Foundation. “Our $100,000 contribution will help our Alberta colleagues look beyond immediate disaster relief to support longer term recovery efforts.”

You can join us by making a gift securely online to the Rebuilding Fort McMurray Fund at wpgfdn.org/FortMcMurray


Media Release: Community Foundations across Alberta unite for Fort McMurray
WireService.ca - May 10, 2016

Twelve community foundations from across Alberta are pooling their resources to create a Rebuilding Fort McMurray Fund.

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