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Dawe Reception Centre seeking restaurants to participate in voucher program

August 19, 2023 11:53 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Since August 17, The City of Red Deer’s Dawe reception centre has welcomed more than 300 evacuees from the Northwest Territories, providing assistance with lodging, meals, medical and pet care support.

The reception centre’s Emergency Support Services (ESS) Team are seeking additional restaurants to participate in the food voucher program. Evacuees are provided food vouchers to be used at participating restaurants, which businesses then submit to recover their costs.  Voucher values are $9.20 for breakfast, $11.60 for lunch and $20.75 for dinner, per person.  

Businesses interested in participating in the program can email More information on direct billing cost recovery can be provided to participating restaurants.

Please note, the ESS Team are not accepting food donations from the public. Red Deerians looking for more information about donating or volunteering can visit

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