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Scouts donate essential items to flood victims in Merritt

March 13, 2022

When a group of scouts from Burnaby, B.C., saw how historic flooding demolished homes and ruined personal belongings in the town of Merritt, B.C., back in November, they decided to step up and help. 

After months of collecting donations, the 13th Burnaby Ismaili Scout Group travelled to Merritt this weekend to hand out around 170 packages of essential items — including cleaning supplies, non-perishable food items and toiletries — to flood victims. 

 

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Members of the 13th Burnaby Ismaili Scout Group are pictured with the mayor of Merritt, B.C., Linda Brown, before they hand out packages of essential items to flood victims.

Members of the 13th Burnaby Ismaili Scout Group are pictured with the mayor of Merritt, B.C., Linda Brown, before they hand out packages of essential items to flood victims.