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Canadian Red Cross launches holiday giving campaign to benefit families in need in Canada

December 02, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross is announcing the launch of its annual holiday fundraising campaign to support families impacted by disaster. 
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Funding Approved, Construction To Start For Canadian Red Cross Building

November 22, 2013 - Prince Edward Island will soon have a new provincial headquarters for Canadian Red Cross disaster operations and programs and services in the province, thanks in part to support from the federal and provincial governments.
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Canadian Red Cross receives a record $3.1 million donation from annual Walmart Canada campaign

September 25, 2013 - Walmart Canada is pleased to announce that its annual fundraising campaign for the Canadian Red Cross raised $3.1 million for disaster preparedness and response activities in communities across the country. This is the largest domestic fundraising total in the 10-year partnership between the Canadian Red Cross and Walmart Canada
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The Red Cross and Desjardins announce a new partnership to help those affected by disasters

September 12, 2013 - The Quebec Zone of the Canadian Red Cross and Desjardins Insurance announce the creation of a joint program. This program will allow them to pool their resources to help meet the essential needs of as many affected families as possible following a disaster.
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Red Cross warns public of fake canvassers

September 05, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross is urging the public to be on the lookout for individuals who are approaching people on the street asking for donations on behalf of the society.
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Walmart Canada and the Canadian Red Cross launch annual campaign to raise urgently needed funds to support Canadian communities

August 01, 2013 - Walmart Canada announced today its stores across the country are raising funds to support Canadian Red Cross domestic disaster preparedness and response.  The annual campaign, which runs from August 1 to August 25 in Walmart stores from coast-to-coast, is expected to raise millions of dollars. 
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Red Cross Announces Humanitarian Award Recipients

July 31, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross in Manitoba is announcing the recipients of two prestigious awards to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Manitoba humanitarians, and inspire others to pursue humanitarian goals.
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The gala event is a tremendous success: $900,000 raised for emergency operations in our communities

April 26, 2013 -

The Red Cross is proud and grateful to announce that its 2013 gala event raised a total of $900,000, which will go towards emergency assistance for the people of Quebec. The result was announced yesterday by Ms. Michèle Dionne, Honorary Chair of the gala event and Red Cross volunteer, before a gathering of guests made up of senior officers and representatives from the business community.


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Roughriders partner with the Red Cross to tackle bullying

February 20, 2013 -

The Canadian Red Cross and the Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club are teaming up for a fight against bullying. Through an agreement signed this week, the Roughriders formally join the Red Cross in working to create safe and respectful school environments in Saskatchewan.


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Canadian Red Cross mourns the loss of Music World Limited founder and long-time supporter Kroum Pindoff

January 17, 2013 -

Today the Canadian Red Cross mourns the loss of Kroum Pindoff, founder of Music World Limited and Pindoff Record Sales Limited; a compassionate humanitarian and long-time supporter of the work of the Canadian Red Cross around the world. Mr. Pindoff died peacefully at home in his sleep on January 16 at the age of 97.


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