The KDSB is thankful to residents, businesses, and community organizations in the area who have reached out regarding how support can be provided to those seniors who have been affected, as some have lost their homes completely.
Monetary donations via cheque can be dropped off at the following locations, or E-transfer:
- Calvary Baptist Church, 34 Prince Street, 737-3293
- Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, 36 Fourth Avenue, 737-3839
- New Life Assembly, 28 First Avenue, 737-2843
Monetary donations received by the Sioux Lookout Food Bank will be used towards food hampers and personal items for affected tenants of Patricia Plaza.
Please make cheques payable to: Sioux Lookout Out of the Cold Program or E-transfer to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you E-transfer funds and wish to receive a Charitable Receipt, please include your Name and Address in the comments section with your E-transfer.
The Salvation Army at 13 Robert Street will be accepting clothing donations and facilitating shopping days for affected residents. Donations can be dropped off in between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesdays-Saturdays only.
“We are immensely grateful that all residents of Patricia Plaza are safe and have had their immediate short-term needs met. The community and area have really rallied together to support those who have been affected. The KDSB and community partners are continuing their work to assist residents of Patricia Plaza. Additionally, I want to thank the families and friends of displaced tenants as their support have been invaluable,” says Henry Wall, Chief Administrative Officer for the KDSB.
The KDSB wishes to thank the growing list of first responders, community partners, community organizations, and community members for the overwhelming amount of support, help and assistance that they have given to the KDSB and the residents of Patricia Plaza.