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ADRA Canada's Warehouse in Edmonton

ADRA Canada has partnered with the Province of Alberta and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo to open the Alberta Wildfire Donation Centre.

The Province of Alberta has entrusted ADRA Canada with the management of all non-cash donations for the Fort McMurray wildfire response.  We have hired new staff for the warehouse located in Edmonton. 

Volunteers are also needed to help with the donations processing.  Help us to meet the ongoing needs of those who have been affected by this disaster. If you would like more information or are interested in volunteering please click here.

World Refugee Day

ADRA Canada and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank Raise Awareness

On June 20th ADRA Canada joined our partner, the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and other organizations at Nathan Philips Square in Toronto to raise awareness of the ongoing refugee crisis.

To further highlight the issue we posted stories of refugees on Facebook and Twitter.  

Thank you for joining us in supporting refugees this month! If you would like to learn more please click here.

25000 Spins to Help Children in Poverty

Join the ride in Big Sur

Did you know that every minute poverty claims the lives of 17 children?

25000spins is an organization dedicated to reducing child poverty and making real change by organizing bike adventures.

Participants in the Big Sur Classic will pedal their way down the Pacific Coast Highway from Monterey to Paso Robles, just North of San Luis Obispo, from September 25-27th to raise funds for participating charities.

Sponsor the riders that are participating by clicking here:

If you would like more information on the ride, or would like to participate please visit:

Join Us at Camp Meeting

Come Visit Our Booth

Keep your eye out for ADRA Canada! This summer we will be travelling to Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia.

Check out our website for dates here.

Staff Update

Recent Changes

Michael Kirkby has left the position of Connections Coordinator to become the Public Engagement Coordinator for our new EMBRACE project.  This four year project will focus on improving maternal, newborn, and child health in Rwanda, Myanmar, Cambodia and the Philippines.  
We would also like to introduce Kayla Casey, seen here with James Astleford, our Executive Director.  She has joined our team as our social media and website intern for this summer. Kayla is currently taking Sociology, with an emphasis on Community and International Development, at Andrews University and hopes to pursue a Masters in International Development in the near future.

We also welcome Kryzia Abacan, Kiah Unger, Frank Unger, Jacques Alexander, Ralph Robinson, Greg Novlesky, Cleyton Reis, and Claudia Young, who are staffing the Alberta Wildfire Donation Centre.  They are seen here with Anita Odondi, our Emergency Management Director.  (Cleyton Reis and Claudia Young are missing from the photo).

ADRA Canada Employment Opportunity

ADRA Canada is hiring!

We are seeking a Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Technical Advisor for our EMBRACE Project. The Technical Advisor will provide day-to-day management of technical matters related to MNCH programming and policy. S/he will provide technical guidance to achieve the overall EMBRACE Project objectives of significantly improving maternal and child health outcomes of vulnerable women, girls and boys in Cambodia, Myanmar, Philippines and Rwanda. Click here to view the posting. 
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