This year marks an unprecedented wildfire season across Canada. Communities and partners (employees) from coast-to-coast-to-coast have been uniquely impacted by the worst wildfire season on record. In the last few days alone, we’ve seen emergency evacuations ordered for the people of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and Kelowna, British Columbia as wildfires impact local communities.
Our thoughts are with the people of Yellowknife, Kelowna, and the many other communities across Canada navigating the devastating effects of wildfires this past year. In response to the ongoing impact of these natural disasters, Starbucks Canada and The Starbucks Foundation are working directly with the Canadian Red Cross to provide grants and support to those in need. This year, The Starbucks Foundation provided a total of $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support disaster recovery for efforts such as these.
In addition to this contribution, effective August 21, customers will be able to make donations to the Canadian Red Cross at the register in Starbucks stores in Canada. The donations will be used by the Canadian Red Cross to assist in wildfire relief efforts nationwide. Starbucks Canada remains committed to supporting our partners and the communities we serve.
Customers may also make a donation directly to the Canadian Red Cross using this link.
Available at participating stores. Starbucks Coffee Company will give the Canadian Red Cross 100% of all donations collected at participating Starbucks stores in Canada during the Program period. The Canadian Red Cross will not receive your contact information. Starbucks cannot provide a receipt for your donation at the register. Should you require a donation receipt from the Canadian Red Cross, please call 1-800-418-1111 to donate by phone, or give online at redcross.ca. The Canadian Red Cross name, emblem and copyrighted materials are being used with its permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company, opinion, or political position. The Canadian Red Cross logo is a registered trademark owned by The Canadian National Red Cross. For more information about the Canadian Red Cross, please visit redcross.ca.