Spring flood: Gatineau opens a donations centre to help the flood victims
Ville de Gatineau
News release
Spring flood: Gatineau opens a donations centre to help the flood victims

Gatineau, April 30, 2019. – Ville de Gatineau, in collaboration with its partners, will open a donations centre on Wednesday morning to help the flood victims. The centre will be located at the Promenade Gatineau (1100, boulevard Maloney Ouest) in the former Payless Shoe Source local (entrance #5 on chemin de la Savane).


Quick facts

For the time being, only the following donations will be accepted:
- non-perishable food;
- cleaning produts;
- personal hygiene products; and
- clean spring and summer clothing in good condition.
The donations centre hours will be as follows:
- Wednesday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and
- Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- This schedule is subject to change depending on needs and demand.
This collection of donations is being organized with our partners Moisson Outaouais and Saint-Vincent de Paul.
Residents wishing to donate money can do so through the Red Cross: bit.ly/2XBsIu5.
Businesses wishing to donate should contact Gatineau's Service des approvisionnements at 819-243-2315.
Gatineau thanks residents who will be donating items and have donated their time.
Residents who would still like to donate their time can help fill sandbags at any of the 12 distribution sites. For the list of those sites, go to gatineau.ca/flood.


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Spring Flood


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Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
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Jean Boileau, ARP, FSCRP
Director,
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
819-595-7171
boileau.jean@gatineau.ca
@JeanBoileau

     
Gatineau is the fourth largest city in the province of Quebec with close to 285,000 inhabitants.
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