Help the Canadian Red Cross choose their Humanitarians of the Year

Topics: Saskatchewan, Regina
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.
 
The awards are presented to two individuals in Saskatchewan who have demonstrated the spirit of humanity in a local, national or international capacity by:
  • Promoting mutual understanding, friendship, cooperation and lasting peace among all peoples
  • Contributing to the alleviation of human suffering, protection of life, or the promotion of health
  • Educating the public on the meaning and importance of humanity and human dignity
  • Promoting respect for human beings
 
Quotes:
 
"We all know of people who are working hard, often behind the scenes, to make our community and world a better place,” said Cindy Fuchs, Vice President of the Red Cross in Saskatchewan. We are asking the public to help us find these extraordinary individuals so we can celebrate their contributions as well as inspire others to be change-makers in Saskatchewan.”
 
Quick facts:  
About the Canadian Red Cross
 
Here in Canada and overseas, the Red Cross stands ready to help people before, during and after a disaster. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – which is made up of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and 190 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies – the Canadian Red Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and throughout the world.

Contact

Saskatchewan Media Line: 1-306-721-1636