Pray for Turkey and Syria

VCBC’s Charity Committee has donated $6,000 from the Charity Fund to the Canadian Global Response (CGR) relief to support the organization’s local disaster relief work. Brothers and sisters are also encouraged to donate directly to CGR and/or pray for those affected.

Information on How to Donate Supplies to Turkey

More than 5, 000 people are known to have died and up to 13.5 million people have been affected. Everyone is welcome to extend a helping hand or spread the love.

Donation Warehouse Location: 580 Industrial Ave, Vancouver
When: Until February

The list of aid needed for earthquake victims in Türkiye is as follows:

Winter clothing (adults and children unused or clean slightly used)

  • Coat
  • Raincoat
  • Boots
  • Knitwear / Sweater
  • Pants / Snow Pants
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Wool hat
  • Socks
  • Unused underwear

Other materials

  • Wigwam
  • Mat
  • Air cushion
  • Blanket
  • Sleeping bag
  • Thermos bottle
  • Flashlight (without battery)
  • Food box (non-perishable – canned food)
  • Infant formula
  • Disposable diaper
  • Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies
  • Sanitary Napkins

Trays containing the above items will be shipped out of Vancouver free of charge via Turkish Airlines under the supervision of the Consulate General of Türkiye.