Exodus from Fort McMurray on evening of May 3. (Photo: CBC)

Exodus from Fort McMurray on evening of May 3. (Photo: CBC)

The news of the wildfires at Fort McMurray and the evacuation of the city’s 83,000 people has sparked concern and compassion among many, many people.  Thank you for all of your messages of concern and your continued prayers for the Fort McMurray people.

While it is too early to tell exactly what will be needed in the aftermath of this disaster, we do know that those needs will be significant. Alberta and Northwest Conference is receiving donations to assist.

Donations can be made online at:  https://albertanorthwestconference.ca/donate or by cheque to:  Alberta and Northwest Conference and mailed to the Conference office at 9911-48 Avenue NW, EDMONTON, AB T6E 5V6. Please note that donation is for Fort McMurray.