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Canadian Red Cross in the News
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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The Red Cross Reports on the Magog Floods Fund

July 21, 2015 - Today, the Canadian Red Cross Quebec Zone and the City of Magog are releasing a report detailling the use of funds raised and the assistance offered to the community of Magog after the floods on September 2, 2013. 
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The Red Cross continues to assist in Lac-Mégantic

July 02, 2015 - Two years will soon have passed since the tragic events in Lac-Mégantic, and the Red Cross continues to help the community get back on its feet. To date, 3,236 people have received Red Cross assistance, including children who have lost one or both parents, workers and students who have lost their jobs, as well as the owners of businesses affected by the disaster. Support has also been provided to 232 businesses, 17 non-profit organizations and over 150 projects. 
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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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