Donations being collected for Fort McMurray fire victims

Businessman Darshan Sharma collecting items in Abbotsford until Sunday, May 15

Local businessman Darshan Sharma is collecting donations for Fort McMurray relief efforts.

Local businessman Darshan Sharma is collecting donations for Fort McMurray relief efforts.

Local businessman Darshan Sharma is collecting donations of items to aid in Fort McMurray relief efforts.

Sharma has set aside a building he owns at 2630 Cedar Park Place to collect items such as canned food, baby formula, diapers, pet food and new socks, T-shirts and pyjamas.

Items can be dropped off daily from 1 to 8 p.m. until this Sunday, May 15 next to Grewal Bros. Meat Shop.

A friend of Sharma’s who has a large truck has volunteered to deliver the items to Fort McMurray for those in need.

For more information or to volunteer with pickup or sorting of the items, call 604-308-5301.