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Red Cross Launches Operation Ice Storm: CCCB President Appeals for Generosity

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(Ottawa — CCCB) The Canadian Red Cross today launched "Operation Ice Storm" in a bid to raise money to help the numerous victims of the disastrous ice storm that struck four Canadian provinces last week.

Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops and Archbishop of Montreal, one of the areas affected by the ice storm, called on people to show their generosity toward those severely affected by this major crisis. At the news conference announcing the special Red Cross fund, Cardinal Turcotte noted the tremendous support shown by his brother bishops from across Canada.

Donations to "Operation Ice Storm" can be made at banks across Canada or by calling one of the following toll-free telephone numbers:

  • Atlantic Canada: 1-800-463-4483
  • Quebec: 1-800-592-7649
  • Ontario: 1-800-850-5090
  • Western Canada: 1-888-356-6336
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    For More Information Contact:
    Deacon William Kokesch
    Director, Communications Service

     

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