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Send a text and help those affected by the wildfires in BC

B.C. remains in a state of emergency as 140 wildfires continue to burn across the province forcing mass evacuation orders and leaving tens of thousands of hectares of land burned. Multiple communities are affected and thousands of people are being uprooted. Urgent emergency services are required to support individuals and families.

Make a donation

Because of this widespread disaster, we’re partnering with NEXTEXT by providing donation opportunities for anyone who texts BCFIRES to 30333. Your $10 donation will be added onto your phone bill and help those affected by the fires.  You can also make a financial donation to the Canadian Red Cross.

We’re helping to support those affected by the fires by providing our unsold ad space in Next Bus text messages to advertise the $10 SMS text donation for the Canadian Red Cross. When you text Next Bus SMS (33333) with your bus stop ID number, you’ll receive a text message with the next few bus departure times in addition to the ad at right.

Please help us support those in distress by donating today.

To donate online to the Canadian Red Cross click here

Author: Sarah Kertcher


  • By buses_skytrains_and_more_stuff, July 20, 2017 @ 4:41 pm

    thats really nice of you and the buzzer blog guys to give out this alert! :-)

  • By ShoSho, August 15, 2017 @ 3:06 am

    I would like to donate but I know those poor trees aren’t going to see a cent of that money

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