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Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been completely destroyed.

The Sikh Community, who has a history of helping people in need across the world, is praying for their strength, aid, and healing for the all those that have been and continue to be displaced and affected by these terrible events

The Sikh Community is also collecting donations and much needed supplies at Lower Mainland Sikh Societies and Organizations and have made arrangements to send trucks with vital supplies to those in need in Alberta.

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 6th to 8th, the Sangat is encouraged to drop off donations at Sikh Organizations in Surrey and New Westminster for the Fort McMurray Relief Effort.

Supplies that are much needed include canned food items, diapers and baby wipes. Donation boxes have been setup at the following Sikh Organizations:

Akal Academy, #204 12639 80th Avenue, Surrey

Khalsa School Newton Campus, 6933 124th Street, Surrey

Khalsa School Old Yale Road Campus, 10677 124th Street, Surrey

Sikh Academy 12895 85 Ave, Surrey

Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, 15255 68th Avenue, Surrey

Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara, 7050 120th Street, Surrey

Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar, #115 12885 85th Avenue, Surrey

Gurdwara Sahib Sukh Sagar,  347 Wood Street, New Westminster

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara,  8115 132 Street, Surrey

Darbar Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji -  8820 168 St, Surrey

For more information please contact Akal Academy Surrey at 604-729-2000 or through akalacademysurrey@gmail.com

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