CALGARY- As a major cleanup gets underway in Calgary, a number of local businesses are coming forward to help.
Here is a list of the services currently being offered for free:
Action Auger- The Gentleman Plumbers
Offering to pump out people’s basements at no charge, until June 28.
Call 403-288-1111 or go to https://www.facebook.com/actionauger
Knight Plumbing and Heating
Offering free use of sump pumps to help clean basements. Call 403-282-1010
Shane Homes Living
The homebuilder has a number of generators available. Contact Nels at 403-371-5612 to arrange delivery.
Sons of Electric
The electricians are offering free electrical inspections in homes affected by flooding: https://www.facebook.com/SonsOfElectric?fref=ts
Garage Services by AndyL
The company is offering free minor garage door repairs. Call 403-402-2029 or go to www.andyl.ca
MAXgreen Windows and Doors Ltd.
The company has pledged to match donations made by their Facebook friends and Twitter followers, up to $5,000.
Breathe Interior Design Solutions
The company is offering free assistance selecting finishes for homes damaged by flooding. Contact Carol at 403-863-5790.
The company is offering free shut down or complete disconnection services of water treatment equipment that was damaged during flooding, including water softeners. Go to www.ecowatercalgary.ca for more information.
ATLAS Infrared is offering five free infrared and moisture inspections for Calgary flood victims who need to confirm the presence of moisture in drywall and wood materials. They can perform instrument moisture readings into hidden cavities and use infrared to assess for moisture accumulation. Go to www.atlasenvirotech.ca, or call 403-554-6749.
Dahlson Industries Ltd.
The company has a brand new water pump available to lend out, and can drop it off and pick it up if needed. Manpower may also be provided.
Employees are also donating their overtime pay to flood victims, and are challenging other manufacturing companies to do the same.
Call 403-279-8258 for details.
Pete The Plumber Ltd.
The company is offering new hot water tank installations at discounted prices. Call 403-257-1766.
Glenmore Coin Laundry
The business is partnering with Tide to offer free laundry washing to those affected by flooding. Due to water restrictions, no bedding, jackets or large items will be accepted. Please limit to one load per family.
Go to 6624 Centre St. S.E. through Sunday June 30.
WINMAR Property Restoration
The company is offering free soft content cleaning to non-insured homeowners who were affected by floods. They can clean clothing, shoes and bedding to remove contaminants. Call 403-294-0005.
Fercho Psychological Services
The private practice of clinical psychologists is offering at least two free counselling sessions for anyone experiencing stress or loss due to flooding.
They are located at 1921 5A Street S.W. call 403-245-3211 to set up an appointment.
Dr. Mike Hoiles at Calgary Sports Therapy is offering complimentary chiropractic care to firefighters, military personnel, EMS and police officers.
He is offering care until July 21. Call 403-237-0121 to book an appointment.
RMT Peter Sawan is offering free 15-20 minute massages. Call 403-801-8097.
Wentworth Medical and Walk-In Clinic
The clinic is offering its services to anyone who is not able to see their doctor, as well as anyone hurt during cleanup or needing a prescription.
They are located at 873 85 Street S.W., call 403-217-6453.
Spectacular Eye Care Ltd.
Offering care for flood victims suffering from eye infections or eye injuries, as well as eye exams.
Westbrook Location: 1620 37 Street S.W., 403-242-6777.
Richmond Location: 230 5255 Richmond Road S.W., 403-240-3026.
Call 587-892-3937 for emergency care.
Hillhurst Healing Arts
Fonda Browning, RMT is offering a free shower, sauna, and/or massage to anyone affected – bring a load of essentials for laundry if needed. Laundry capacity is limited to one load only.
Call 403-614-4874 or go to www.hillhursthealingarts.ca. Expires July 31.
Healthflow Integrative Health Centre
The business is offering complimentary 45 minute acupuncture sessions or 45 minute massages during the month of July, for those affected by flooding and helping with the cleanup effort. Call 403-313-4354 to schedule an appointment.
Suite 117, 1330 15 Ave. S.W.
Insight Psychological Inc.
The company is providing up to two free sessions of psychological services or counselling for flood victims or first responders. Click here for more details: http://www.insightpsychological.ca/calgary-floods-counselling-support.html
Southcentre Health & Wellness
The health care centre is offering complimentary chiropractic care to all emergency response personnel, until July 13. Call 403-271-1081 to book an appointment.
Calgary Jewish Community Centre
The facility is opening its doors to anyone with a fitness membership who is unable to visit their own gym due to flooding.
YMCA/Westside Recreation Centre
Members of the Eau Claire YMCA are being given free access to the Westside Recreation Centre.
The gyms have opened up their change rooms and shower facilities to those affected by floods. The offer is valid at all Calgary locations except for Eau Claire which is still closed due to flooding.
Kensington Fitness Studio
The gym is offering free showers and towel service to people who have been forced to leave their homes.
223 10 Street N.W., call 403-670-7120.
Young Living Essential Oils
An independent distributor of the company is offering free essential oils to help with flood cleanup, by offering their Thieves blend which is said to help kill mold and disinfect homes. Call Sheila at 403-891-3034.
The team at Career Fox is offering up office space to anyone who needs it. They are located in a heritage house in Kensington, with parking, officers, desks, phone lines, a boardroom and a kitchen. Call 587-580-7508.
Simon Lift Systems Inc.
The company has unused office space in their northeast facility which they would like to offer to a small business that has been displaced. Call 403-261-2039.
The company is offering free cheque printing for those whose cheques were destroyed in flooding. Click here for details: http://www.chequeprint.ca/flood.php
The non-profit is offering IT assistance to businesses whose servers were flooded. Click here for details.
The company is offering free in-store assessments of all water damaged computers, and is also able to assist with data recovery. Call 403-276-8324.
WestWorld Computers Ltd.
The company will do a complimentary data transfer or assist with data recovery services, for flood victims whose computers were damaged in the floods. Call 403-221-9499.
Trends Mobile and Web Solutions
The company is doing free website updates for small businesses affected by the floods, or creating them a site for free. Click here for more information.
Fun and More
The facility in Canyon Meadows is donating its space on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to entertain children up to age 12 who were affected by flooding. Panago is donating pizza and there will be a magician and balloon artist. Call 403-512-0041.
Chinook School of Music
The school, along with Counterpoint Dance Studio, is offering free daycamps for children affected by the flooding or school cancellations. E-mail email@example.com to register.
Stir Crazy Family Fun Centre
The company is offering free admission to the facility, so parents can get much-needed work done. However, children will need to be supervised, so volunteers are required. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The dog daycare is offering free dog daycare, free baths and free boarding for the dogs of flood victims.
Go to www.k9corner.ca or call Steve at 403-922-5224.
Pawsitively Natural Dog Daycare and Training Academy
The dog daycare is offering free baths for dogs and cats that were caught in floods. Calls 403-984-9247 to book an appointment.
People with pets who were affected by floods are being offered free access to the AnimalTRACS system for the next 30 days. The identification and recovery system includes a lifetime of animal registration, lost and found searches and picture posters. Go to www.petlynx.net and use coupon number IAMS-2013-YYC
Global Pet Foods
The store is raising money and collecting food and supplies to assist families who’ve had to relocate their animals. For every cash or supply donation, customers get 10 per cent off.
They are also offering dog and cat survival kits for those who lost their pet supplies.
They are located at 761 Northmount Dr. S.W. or call 403-457-1914
The business is offering free baths for dogs that have been affected by the floods. 2215 Centre Street N.W.
Freak On A Leash
The Okotoks business is offering free baths to dogs affected by flooding. Go to www.freakonaleash.ca for more information.
The Urban Dog Market
The store is accepting and delivering donations on behalf of the Calgary Humane Society. Cash and supply donations exceeding $20 will also receive 10 per cent off their purchases.
3538 Garrison Gate S.W. 403-242-3641.
Dog “E” Daycare
The business is offering free boarding for pets of families unable to return home due to flooding. They’re located in Airdrie, and their phone number is 587-775-1191.
The store is collecting donations for AARCS and the Calgary Humane Society. They are located at 2604 Kensington Road N.W.
The auto dealership is partnering up with City Wide Towing to pick up flood damaged vehicles for free, and store them at their dealership until insurance companies decide how to proceed with repairs. They are also offering discounted rates on parts and service work, and will waive the deductible for repairs. Call 403-265-7690.
Jim Peplinski Leasing
The company has complimentary trucks available to use during flood cleanup. Call 403-235-3223.
Wheel Estate Rentals
The travel trailer rental site is linking up trailer owners with people who need a place to stay. Go to their website for information.
The Edge Group
The company is working with RCMP and CFO to safely store guns. They will accept the temporary storage of firearms, and will clean guns that have been damaged. They will also pick them up from homes. Call 1-866-720-4867 or e-mail email@example.com
Traditional Pastime Quilt Shop/My Sewing Room Quilt Store
The stores have provided materials and opened their doors to people making quilts for flood victims. Click here for more information.
Cameo & Cufflinks
The bridal shop has extra bridesmaid dresses and grad gowns to donate to flood victims whose grad dresses were destroyed in the flood. They also have wedding dresses to donate, or will offering big discounts on other dresses.
1324 11 Ave. S.W., call 403-606-0757
The Wedding Pavillion
The Wedding Pavillion is offering free wedding ceremonies to couples affected by flooding. Call 403-288-9558. Offer is available until Dec. 31, 2013.
Cameo & Cufflinks
See above for wedding dress information.
Frocks Modern Brides
The bridal store is offering help to any brides or bridesmaids who have been affected by flooding. They are offering a gown swap from their stock of dresses up for donation. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Reflections Weddings & Events
The event planning company is offering their services to help couples whose wedding plans have been derailed by the flooding. They will work with them to find a new venue at no charge, and have a whole team standing by. Click here for more details: http://reflectionsweddingsandevents.blogspot.ca/2013/06/need-to-relocate-your-wedding-due-to.html
Hunt & Gather
The graphic designers are offering free wedding invitations to couples affected by flooding. Click here for more details.
Wishahmon Wedding Creations
The company is offering free consultations for brides affected by flooding, offering assistance with wedding planning, design, decor and wedding gowns. Click here for details.
Alberta Flood Photo Restoration
The company is offering their services free of charge, to those whose photos were damaged in the floods.
Click here for information on where to send your photographs: http://albertafloodphotorestoration.blogspot.ca/
The photographer is offering a free session to any family who has lost family photos in the recent floods in Calgary: https://www.facebook.com/tlawphotography/posts/10151476588595334
Bella Vous Makeup Artistry is also offering free hair and makeup during the session
Elizabeth’s Everlasting Photography
The company is offering a free photo shoot to families that have lost their photos in flooding. Call 403-836-9333 for more information.
The photographers are offering free photo sessions to families who have lost their photos due to flooding. They have extended the offer to all emergency responders working to help flood victims.
Contact them at 403-875-6593 or go to www.jaydenimages.com
Michael Cudjoe Fine Art
The photographer is offering free photo sessions to those affected by the flood, and will work to get damaged wedding albums reprinted.
Call 1-855-267-6067 ext. 200 or go to www.michaelcudjoe.com
Christina Bethlehem Photography
The photographer is offering free mini photo sessions to families affected by flood damage. Click here for details: https://www.facebook.com/christinabethlehemphotography/posts/538060182915250
A group of local photographers are providing free photo sessions for people affected by the flooding between Canmore and High River. Sign up at www.yycmemories.com
Christina Parker Photography
The photographer is offering free sessions for flood victims, and is also helping to raise money. For each $100 one hour session booked, $50 will be given to flood relief efforts while the other $50 will go towards print credits for flood victims. Go to www.christinaparkerphotography.com for more details.
People are offering free childcare to those affected by the floods, so parents can clean up.
The website is working to link up volunteers with those needing help. Go to www.yychelps.ca to sign up.
Neighbour Link is working to link volunteers and donors to those who need assistance. https://twitter.com/NeighbourLink
The website has created a flood relief fund to assist in flood cleanup. Go to www.place2give.com/CalgaryFlood.html to donate.
YYC Coffee Run
A group is gathering donations to bring coffee and donuts to fire halls, police stations and military posts: http://tasmonthly.blogspot.ca/2013/06/yyc-coffee-run.html
SE Calgary Community Resource Centre
The resource centre is able to assist with basic needs including emergency food hampers. It also offers a computer lab, telephone and fax services as well as a clothing room for those in need.
They are also accepting donations of clothing and footwear, bedding, pillows and gift cards.
2734 76 Ave. SE or call 403-720-3322
Olga’s Fabric Lane
The store is asking anyone with donations of clothing or non-perishable food items or cleaning products to drop them off at their location, and they will deliver them to the appropriate organization.
They are also asking for donations of grad dresses to donate to students in High River who lost their gowns.
4243 Bow Trail S.W. or call 403-242-2545
Timberwest Railings Ltd.
The company is setting up a donation collection area in Bragg Creek, and is calling for donations of clothing or non-perishable food items which they will deliver to the appropriate organization.
You can drop off donations at their location in Barlow Centre: Bay J 8080 35 Street S.E.
A consultant for the website that specializes in children’s books is setting up a wishlist of books, for families affected by flooding. She’s encouraging Calgarians to purchase the books on the list to be donated, and will donate her commissions to help complete the wish lists. Go to www.usbornebooksathome.ca, or send wishlists to email@example.com.
The tattoo studio is opening its doors for anyone needing a safe place to relax. They’re also raising money for Fresh Start Recovery House which is in desperate need of food and supplies.
They are located at 1600 Edmonton Tr. N.E. (the cow house)
Know of anyone else offering help? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it to the list!