Firefighters association makes $35,000 in donations to local non-profits

The Fort McMurray Firefighters Charity Association is donating $35,000 to local social profits.

The Fort McMurray Boys and Girls Club, Fort McMurray SPCA, Wood Buffalo Food Bank, the Centre of Hope and Waypoints will each receive $7,000.

Last year, the association donated a total of $75,000 to the non-profits.

With the economic downturn triggered by low oil prices, COVID-19 and April’s flooding, association committee member Scott Germain said non-profits are struggling for supports as they keep up with increased demand from the public.

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