The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Donations for residents of Fairview Lodge fire no longer required

WHITBY, ON November 07, 2014

As a result of the overwhelming generosity shown by the community, clothes, personal care items and monetary/gift card donations for the residents affected by the fire at Fairview Lodge are no longer required.


Effective immediately.


Donations of clothes, personal care items and monetary contributions/gift cards were collected, to assist the residents of Fairview Lodge with personal care needs and social activities. Gift cards and cash donations are being used for specific resident requests, which have not been donated.


Fairview Lodge staff, located at each site, is helping to ensure that the residents’ needs are communicated to the volunteers in the donation room. Supplies are being boxed, labelled and sent to the residents as needed.

Family members are asked to communicate individual resident’s needs by speaking with staff, calling 905-579-3313, or emailing

The staff, residents and families of Fairview Lodge residents are appreciative of the outpouring of support shown by the community.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.