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Old Strathcona Businesses Supporting Fort McMurray Evacuees - #ymmhelps

Friday May 06 , 2016

We love our community! Here's what we're seeing from some Old Strathcona businesses in regards to the Fort McMurray Fires and the residents who have come here to Edmonton:

Sun Point Acupunture is offering services to Fort McMurray evacuees, which is especially helpful in treating PTSD.

BeFit is offering free fitness express classes to all Fort McMurray evacuees.

Junque Cellar is offering Fort McMurray evacuees 20% off regular priced item.

Health Elective Vitamins is offering 20% off regular price on most supplements upon presentation of a valid Fort McMurray Driver's Licence.

Cook County Saloon is hosting a benefit concert on June 12.

Fuss Cupcakes invites Fort McMurray residents to show ID for free coffeee and cupcakes.

School of Raq is offering free drop-in classes to Fort McMurray residents. Additionally, they're donating 100% of proceeds from drop-in classes this week.

Roots Canada is giving 40% off in-store to Fort McMurray evacuees.

Glow Juicery is donating 5% of May sales to Fort McMurray.

External Ink is donating all proceeds from their $75 Walk-In0Wednesday tattoos on May 11.

InTrap is donating all of their revenues from May 9 & 10 to Fort McMurray.

The Pint Whyte Ave is offering a free food item to evacuees.

Eyecare Group is offering evacuees 50% off contacts and glasses when you show your Fort McMurray license.

Naan-O-Licious is offering a free biryani for evacuees - call ahead and let them know how many portions are needed: 780-705-5570.

GF Diner is providing free gluten free and dairy free Pancake Breakfasts all day during business hours for any Fort McMurray evacuees with celiac or gf allergies.

Tiffurny's wants to help: For those of you with pets that are in need of any supplies we will offer free food to anyone who needs and offer a discount for any other items you are in need of! Just bring your Fort Mac license with you.

Block 1912 is offering a scoop of gelato and a coffee for Fort McMurray residents.

Varscona Hotel on Whyte and Metterra Hotel on Whyte have special rates for Fort McMurray residents.

Spasation Salon and Spa is offering 20% off services and regular priced products until Sunday, May 8 with your Fort McMurray ID.

Est-elle Academy of Hair Design is offering a shampoo and blow out service with a scalp massage, free of charge, for the next week or so, during their regular hours.

Knifewear and Kent of Inglewood across Canada will be donating 100% of their sharpening proceeds for the month of May to the Red Cross.

Anytime Fitness Old Strathcona is opening up their gyms for evacuees to utilize while they're in Edmonton. Additionally, for the month of May, they're running free outdoor bootcamps every Saturday at Strathcona High field and this Saturday they are encouraging attendees to bring a donation for ‪#‎ymm‬. Bootcamp starts at 3!

Chianti Cafe & Restaurant is offering free soup or half size salad to start, plus any of their Pasta Creations and a non-alcoholic beverage to Fort McMurray evacuees with ID.

Shoppers Drug Mart at 8065 104 Street is offering 20% off regular priced items to those in Edmonton from Fort McMurray (please show ID).

The Beauty Parlour is offering a free shampoo and blowout to women of Fort McMurray, when you show your Fort Mac ID (until May 12). Call or email to book - and mention this please when you book: 780-429-4242 or

Echo Hair design is offering a cleanse and style for Fort McMurray evacuees. Pelase call them at 780-469-3246, email or book on line.

Boston Pizza Whyte Avenue is offering a free individual sized pizza and pop/coffee to any Fort McMurray residents.

O'Byrne's Irish Pub is offering a free meal and pint to Fort McMurray residents.

Factory Direct Scrubs and Duds is offering 50% off everything in the store as they have clothes for the whole family. Just show your ID and their staff will help you find the perfect fit!

The Wish List Gifts and When Pigs Fly are offering all Fort McMurray residents 25% off your purchase (with ID). Additionally, they're collecting new clothing donations and from May 5-8, all donations will receive 25% off your purchase.

Wellness on Whyte is offering a variety of free services (including massage and acupuncture) to displaced residents from Fort McMurray, in addition to 20% off retail, which includes makeup, essential oils, skin care and more. Call them to book while they have space available: 780-437-9355.

Cha Island invites Fort McMurray residents May 6 to May 8 from 4:30pm until 7:30pm to come and get a free meal! Just show a piece of ID.

The Avenue Clothing Co is offering Fort McMurray residents 20% off regular priced merchandise.

Booster Juice is offering free smoothies and food to those affected by the Fort McMurray fires. 

Second Cup Gateway and Whyte Avenue location is offering a free small coffee for the adults and free kids hot chocolate to children from Fort McMurray. 10402 Whyte Avenue.

Blush Lane Organic Market​ is offering Fort McMurray residents a 25% discount on most in-store items (Sunworks meat products not included). Please contact Renee at 780-686-0128 to coordinate your shop at Blush Lane Organic Market (prior to coming).

The Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair this weekend is collecting money at the door for the Red Cross for Fort McMurray fire relief. Several of their are also collecting too - like Bloom Cookie Co - bring a new toothbrush and receive a free cookie.

YEG Cycle - Spin Studio is donating all proceeds from tonight's GIVE'R class towards aid, as well as collecting cash donations.

Cook County SaloonSave-On-Foods and Planet Organic Market are all accepting donations.

If you know of any other businesses who are supporting the Fort McMurray evacuees, please let us know so we can help share that message. Thank you!