TORONTO--PayPal Canada announced today that it will donate its fees for gifts made through PayPal to the Canadian Red Cross, The Salvation Army and the Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association for their Alberta fire appeals from now through to May 31, 2016.
“Our thoughts are with those affected in Fort McMurray and nearby areas,” said Cameron Schmidt, general manager, PayPal Canada. “As residents of the Fort McMurray area struggle to deal with this devastation, we can come together to make a difference. We’ve made it easy and secure for you to donate online so that you can support relief efforts.”
By donating to the Canadian Red Cross, The Salvation Army and the Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association, your donation dollars will go further as PayPal’s commitment means 100 per cent of your donations will benefit these charities that are working to provide emergency shelters, medical supplies, water and food.
For more information, visit the PayPal Canada blog.
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