“Drop by CBC Calgary today between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. as we put on a charity blitz to help people devastated and displaced by the Fort McMurray wildfire.

Our radio programs will broadcast from our lobby, with live bands and free snacks, as various charities collect financial donations.

Join these radio programs as we broadcast live from our lobby:

The Calgary Eyeopener from 6-8:30 a.m.
Alberta@Noon from noon to 1 p.m.
The Homestretch from 3-6 p.m.

We’ll have live bands performing in the lobby including:

  • Fraid Knot
  • Amy Heffernan
  • TwoShine County

And there will be free snacks for anyone who comes to support the evacuees, thanks to:

  • Burger 320
  • Crave Cupcakes
  • Jelly Modern Doughnuts
  • ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen
  • Sidewalk Citizen
  • La Boulangerie
  • Village Ice Cream

We also have exciting draws for these prizes when you donate:

Calgary Reads children’s book and game package.
CBC Calgary messenger bag featuring retro branded headphones, T-shirt and much more!
CBC’s Heartland cast-signed photo, and all eight seasons on DVD.
Help us bring some much needed relief to the people of Fort McMurray who have been evacuated from their homes.”

CBC, 1724 Westmount Blvd. NW, Calgary