BC Liquor (BCL) and BC Cannabis Stores (BCCS) customers have donated a combined total of $538,074 to Canadian Red Cross for their Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal.

“It is clear from the remarkable response to this campaign that what is happening in Ukraine has touched people all across the province,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Finance.

“Seeing BC Liquor and BC Cannabis store employees’ support for this campaign and the customers’ compassion and generosity really shows how willing people in B.C. are to step up and support their local and international communities when it is needed most.”

The Red Cross will use the funds donated for immediate and ongoing relief efforts, emergency preparedness, long term recovery, resiliency, and other critical humanitarian needs as they arise.

In addition to this donation, the government announced it will be donating $1 million to the people of Ukraine through the Canadian Red Cross.

If you would like to donate to the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal effort directly, call the Canadian Red Cross at 1 800 418-1111 or donate online: https://www.redcross.ca/