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Canadian Red Cross in the News
Red Cross ready to assist Syrian Refugees as they start their new lives in Canada

November 25, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross is positioned to assist the Government of Canada in supporting 25,000 Syrian refugees starting their new lives in Canada.
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Walmart Canada exceeds its campaign target and raises $3.1 million for the Canadian Red Cross

November 12, 2015 - Walmart Canada announced today that its annual Canadian Red Cross fundraising campaign raised $3.1 million to support disaster preparedness and response activities for communities across the country. This amount, which goes beyond the campaign target initially set at $2.6 million, includes more than $2.1 million in donations from customers across the country, a matching contribution of over $775,000 from Walmart Canada as well as donations of Walmart gift cards and blankets for families affected by disasters.
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Stop the violence. Protect health care

November 03, 2015 - In the last few months, a number of attacks against health-care workers, medical transports and facilities have taken place in several countries, like Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen to mention a few. 
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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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Walmart Canada supports families in need: launches annual Red Cross fundraising campaign

October 01, 2015 - From October 1 to 23, 2015, all 395 Walmart Canada stores will be supporting families in need by raising money for Canadian Red Cross in support of its disaster relief and emergency preparedness activities across the country.
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Canadian Red Cross Sending Cots and Blankets to Support German Red Cross Aid to Refugees

September 13, 2015 - Ten thousand cots and blankets (20,000 total items) are being shipped by the Canadian Red Cross to support German Red Cross efforts providing assistance to refugees in camps and reception centres in Germany. 
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Wildfires in BC

September 11, 2015 - Because of your quick and generous support to the BC Wildfires 2015 fund, the Red Cross was able to help British Columbians who were impacted by this summer’s wildfires.
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Banks Accepting Donations for Red Cross Refugee Crisis Appeal

September 10, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that 10 banks in Canada will be accepting cash donations from the public in support of Red Cross efforts to assist individuals affected by the current refugee and migrant crisis.  
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Red Cross Assisting Refugees In Crisis

September 05, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross is calling for increased aid and a more collaborative, global response to assist people caught in Europe’s worst refugee crisis since the Second World War.
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Red Cross supports communities impacted by wildfires in BC

August 17, 2015 - As much of British Columbia continues to experience one of the hottest and driest summers in history, the Canadian Red Cross is scaling up its efforts to help people affected by fast-spreading wildfires.   
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