Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver donates $10,000 to support Fort McMurray residents

Due to a devastating wildfire, a state of emergency has been declared in Fort McMurray, Alberta. All 80,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been destroyed.To help those displaced by this event, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver has made a $10,000 donation to the Red Cross. Many other real estate boards and associations across the country have also made donations. We ask everyone to do what you can to support this cause.The Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation is accepting donations to the Canadian Red Cross’ Alberta Fires Appeal. Click here to make your tax-receiptable contribution now. Donations will provide relief for those affected in the form of emergency food, clothing, shelter, personal services and other necessities to assist with recovery and resiliency.By donating through the Foundation, you’ll help show fellow REALTORS® and Canadians in Fort McMurray that Realtors from across the country are here to help in their time of need. The more money we raise together, the stronger that message will be.In addition to making a donation, we urge you to spread the word about this disaster and how others can help.