2023 WILDFIRES and FIRST RESPONDERS

The wildfires in BC, Alberta and Northwest Territories are presenting numerous challenges as families scramble to relocated and loved ones are left to battle the fires and provide essential safety, medical and protection to the communities.  We are aware of a variety of hardships and unfortunate loss of personal belongings.  Legacy Place Society is a registered charity providing numerous means of support to the individuals and families of First Responder, Veteran and Military Personnel.  We also have a dedicated Board of Directors that Govern the charity.  As in any crisis to the magnitude as these fires, there are numerous logistics and questions of how to help.  Legacy Place utilizes Canada Helps as it’s donor platform.  If you would like to donate, go to https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/legacy-place-society/ You can designate your region of choice for your donation in the memo area.  Legacy Place will contact the region/community and provide an overall chq to support their needs.  We will also in time communicate a list of communities that the monies were designated to be supported.  Note that Canada Helps retains a 4% administration fee.  Legacy Place will not hold back any fees as we already carry a donor platform contract with Canada Helps.  Should you have any questions – reach out to our Executive Director Diana Festejo at 403-813-8019 or email info@legacyplacesociety.com Stay safe and well.  Our thoughts and prayers are with those on the front lines and those taking care of things on the home front.