Press Release Akal Acadmey – Fort McFurray

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sikh Community of the Lower Mainland rallies together to assist Canadians displaced by wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Surrey, BC – We’ve all seen the devastating images from the wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta. All 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been completely destroyed. The Sikh Community prays 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 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:

SURREY:

Akal Academy, #204 12639 80th Avenue, Surrey

Khalsa School Newton Campus, 6933 124th Street, Surrey

Sikh Academy 12895 85 Ave, Surrey

Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib, 15255 68th Avenue, Surrey

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

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara,  8115 132 Street, Surrey

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

Gurdwara Amrit Parkash, 7992 – 123 A Street, Surrey

Gurdwara Brookside, 8365 – 140 Street, Surrey

VANCOUVER;

Khalsa Diwan Society, 8000 Ross Street, Vancouver

Akali Singh Sikh Temple, 1890 Skeena Street, Vancouver

Khalsa Darbar Gurdwara Sahib, 7749 – Prince Edward Street, Vancouver

NEW WESTMINSTER:

Gurdwara Sahib Sukh Sagar,  347 Wood Street, New Westminster

ABBOTSFORD:

Gurdwara kalgidhar Darbar 30640-Blue Ridge Drive, Abbotsford

Gurdwara Baba Banda Singh Bahadar: 31631-South Fraser Way ,Abbotsford

Khalsa Diwan Society ; 33094-South Fraser Way Abbotsford

For more information please contact Akal Academy Surrey

604 729 – 2000

604 841 – 2000

604 518 – 5286

778 549 – 7396

604 376 – 9768

778 320 – 6540

604 780 – 7200

Email akalacademysurrey@gmail.com