The Slave Lake Challenge

The concert is over, but you can still make a donation to the Slave Lake Benefit fund.

Donate between now and 11:59:59 pm MT Friday, June 24, and you'll be entered to win a private concert with Tom Jackson, Pear and The Travelling Mabels.

Make a secure online donation at, by telephone at 1-800-418-1111or mail a cheque to:

Canadian Red Cross
Alberta/Northwest Territories Office
P.O. Box 4050 STN C
Calgary, AB
T2T 5W7

Then send us an email, letting us know the amount you have pledged to calgary.communications

Be sure to let the Red Cross know that your donation is in support of the CBC Slave Lake Benefit concert fund.

Winners of the private concert will be announced June 28, and they will be responsible for coordinating the appropriate venue and date for the private concert with the artists.

Photos by: Bill Borgwardt

Make a donation

The CBC makes no claims as to the fund allocations or administrative practices of these organizations, and provides the information as guidance only. 

Canadian Red Cross
Canadians wishing to support the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Response efforts are encouraged to contribute by calling 1-800-418-1111, donating through, or contacting their local Red Cross office. Cheques should be made payable to the Canadian Red Cross, earmarked "Alberta Fires" and mailed to the Canadian Red Cross National Office, 170 Metcalfe Street, Suite 300, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2P2.

Mobile Donations
Telus customers can text REDCROSS to 30333 to donate $5 to the Canadian Red Cross Society.