We have received an overwhelming amount of requests for donations. First and foremost, thank you to every organization and individual that has offered their services, goods, and financial support in this time of need.
The best way to support residents impacted by the Coldwater River Flood is through a financial donation. Donations will be used for immediate and ongoing relief efforts, long-term recovery, resiliency, and risk reduction activities in and beyond the region at the individual and community levels.
Here are some meaningful ways to assist your friends, family and neighbours:

Crossroads Community Church

  • Go to
  • Scroll to Online with debit/credit card
  • Select “MERRITT FLOOD RELIEF” to donate
  • 100% of the money will go there – and you will get an automatic emailed receipt.

Rotary Club of Merritt

The Rotary Club of Merritt is accepting financial donations, that will be matched up to $25,000 by their current matching donor. 100% of the funds donated will be returned and donated back to the community and tax receipts will be provided. Donations can be made through

Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross is working to get help to people in and around affected areas as quickly as possible and provide humanitarian assistance for new needs as they arise. Money raised will enable the Red Cross to carry out relief, recovery, resiliency and risk reduction activities in and beyond the region at the individual and community levels. Make a financial donation to the Red Cross by one of the following ways:

  • Online at
  • By calling 1-800-418-1111
  • By texting BCFLOODS to 30333

The residents that need assistance can register with the Red Cross for support.

United Way

By donating to the United for BC Flood Response Fund, you will support critical relief and urgent recovery efforts in the aftermath of devastating floods that have impacted communities across the province. Your donation will assist those who are displaced or have lost housing, belongings or employment, and who have suffered physical or mental health trauma.

For any additional donation inquiries, please email
Our Donations Coordinator will get back to you as quickly as possible.

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