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New Red Cross Pink Day shirt introduced

January 10, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross wants you to be someone’s hero when you witness bullying in a school, on the playground or in workplaces. The hashtag #BeSomeonesHero and a comic book font highlight the superhero theme of the iconic Pink Day T-shirt revealed by the Red Cross today.
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Help the Canadian Red Cross choose their Humanitarians of the Year

May 02, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan is seeking nominations from the public for its Young Humanitarian Award and the Humanitarian Award. These awards will be presented at the Red Cross Power of Humanity Gala in October 2017 in Regina.
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Red Cross Pink Day spurs thousands to stand for respect

February 22, 2017 - Today, Saskatchewan is taking a stand for respect during national Red Cross Pink Day. 
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Red Cross Announces Humanitarian Award Recipients

January 26, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross is recognizing three extraordinary humanitarians in Saskatoon at the second annual Power of Humanity Luncheon in Saskatoon on April 26, 2017. 
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New name, date, and look for Red Cross Pink Day

October 30, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross is unveiling a new shirt design, new date and a new name for its annual bullying prevention awareness event. 
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New friendly visiting program seeks volunteers

June 15, 2015 - (Yorkton, June 15, 2015) A new service being launched by the Canadian Red Cross in the Yorkton area this fall is recruiting volunteers.
 
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Red Cross announces pilot project to assist seniors in rural communities maintain independence

March 23, 2015 -

(Regina, March 23, 2015) - The Canadian Red Cross is announcing a Friendly Visiting pilot program to combat seniors’ isolation. The Red Cross and the project’s founding partner, SecurTek, will officially launch the program in Yorkton this fall, with plans to expand to Preeceville, Norquay, Ituna, Melville, Langenburg and Churchbridge.


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Plans announced for Red Cross Day of Pink

March 18, 2015 - REGINA, March 18, 2015 – Major student rallies in Regina and Saskatoon, bullying prevention presentations by specially trained Saskatchewan Roughriders, and a visit by Pink Shirt Day Co-founder Travis Price are all part of 2015 Red Cross Day of Pink on April 1.
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One of Saskatchewan's oldest lotteries continues to help the most vulnerable

March 17, 2015 - (REGINA, March 16, 2015) For the past 29 years, the Great Saskatchewan Red Cross Lottery has helped people across the province affected by disaster. Tickets for the lottery are on sale now and can be purchased by calling toll-free 1-800-667-9941.
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Red Cross reveals new design for iconic pink shirt

February 24, 2015 -

REGINA, February 24, 2015 – A fresh, bold look for the iconic pink shirt is being revealed for Red Cross Day of Pink. 
“We’ve gone to a much darker pink than in previous years and we also feature a large Imagine No Bullying statement on the back of the shirt,” said Richard Kies, Provincial Development Manager for the Red Cross in Saskatchewan.


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