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Quebec floods: Montreal Impact donates $1 a ticket in upcoming game to Red Cross

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WATCH ABOVE: Drone video shows extent of flooding outside of Montreal – May 9, 2017

To help families affected by the intense flooding across Quebec, the Montreal Impact has announced it will donate $1 for every ticket sold to Saturday’s Major League Soccer game to the Canadian Red Cross.

READ MORE: What to do if you’re living in a neighborhood affected by the flooding

“Our hearts go out to the victims and to all people affected by these floods,” said Joey Saputo, the club’s president.

“It is crucial, for me and for our entire organization, to support our community. All together, we can contribute in helping those who are going through some tough times.”

READ MORE: Quebec floods claim life of man swept away in Gaspé’s Sainte-Anne River

WATCH: Ralph Goodale says emergency plans needs to be constantly revisited

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Ralph Goodale says emergency plans needs to be constantly revisited – May 9, 2017

The heavy rains and melting snow have flooded more than 2,733 residences, forcing the evacuation of 1,940 people in 171 municipalities.

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READ MORE: Quebec floods: High water levels to peak by Wednesday

Hundreds of residents and more than 100 Red Cross volunteers are involved in flood relief efforts across the province, providing shelter and food.

WATCH BELOW: Floods ravage parts of Quebec

Tuesday, Quebec’s public security minister said flood levels are gradually dropping, particularly in the western part of the province.

Martin Coiteux says things are expected to get back to normal only at the end of the month.

READ MORE: Flooding ravages municipalities across Quebec

Residents in need of assistance, or information, are being asked to call 311.

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READ MORE: Montreal, Laval declare states of emergency

To make a donation to the Red Cross, click here.

Take a look at some photos from the various flood zones:

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A car sits abandoned in floodwaters on Rue Saint-Louis in Gatineau, after flooding caused by significant rainfall, on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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Residents and volunteers work together to save homes in Vaudreuil-Sur-Le-Lac. Mei-Lin Yee
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Volunteers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Ben Cezrae
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Ben Cezrae
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Volunteers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Volunteers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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A man and woman use a boat to move along a street in the town of Rigaud, Que., west of Montreal, Thursday, April 20, 2017, following flooding in the area. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
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Residents and volunteers work together to save homes in Vaudreuil-Sur-Le-Lac. Mei-Lin Yee
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Daniel Wrobel
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Volunteers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Daniel Wrobel
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Montreal police officers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Montreal police officers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Montreal police officers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Daniel Wrobel
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Residents and volunteers work together to save homes in Vaudreuil-Sur-Le-Lac. Mei-Lin Yee
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Volunteers place sandbags around an electrical panel in the town of Hudson, Que., west of Montreal, Monday, May 8, 2017, following flooding in the region. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Daniel Wrobel
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Volunteers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Residents and volunteers work together to save homes in Vaudreuil-Sur-Le-Lac. Mei-Lin Yee
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Daniel Wrobel
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Volunteers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Godin Park in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue in Montreal's West Island is completely flooded, Friday, May 5, 2017. Billy Shields/Global News
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Residents and volunteers work together to save homes in Vaudreuil-Sur-Le-Lac. Mei-Lin Yee
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Volunteers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Daniel Wrobel
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Flooded streets in Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. Tony Maxwell
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Volunteers help flood victims in Île Bizard in Montreal's West Island. Wendy La Croix McRae
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Residents and volunteers work together to save homes in Vaudreuil-Sur-Le-Lac. Mei-Lin Yee

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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