Red Cross Stories : Alberta (Page 3)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Alberta

Winter Emergency Heat Program (Furnaces and Hot Water Tanks)

October 07, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross and The Province of Alberta are partnering to meet the needs of families in Southern Alberta impacted by the flash floods in June, 2013, through the Winter Emergency Heat Program.
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Red Cross provides relief - and lasting memories - for woman in Alberta

September 13, 2013 - Red Cross provides relief and lasting memories for woman in Alberta
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A saviour from the Alberta Floods

August 14, 2013 - On the day the floods hit, Vigueras, a mother of three young girls all under the age of ten, risked her life in order to save Carlos’ wife, Julia Elizabeth Santos, and their three-month-old son Derek. 
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Alberta Floods 2013: How your donations are spent

August 12, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Canadians like you, the Canadian Red Cross has assisted thousands of people affected by floods in Alberta. 
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Alberta volunteer receives the Order of Red Cross

August 08, 2013 - Mary-Jane Dawson was recently awarded the Order of the Red Cross, as a result of her hard​ work and dedication to the ideals of the Red Cross.
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Helping your neighbours

August 06, 2013 - When Judith Wilson saw images of the flood-devastated community of High River, Alberta, it was hard to believe that it was only a short drive away from her Okotoks home.

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Red Cross Call Centre Opens for Recovery Assistance

July 24, 2013 - For Albertans who have been impacted the flood, which stormed Calgary and the surrounding area a month ago, the Canadian Red Cross has been conducting confidental interviews based on their disaster-caused needs through its call centre. 
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Supporting clean-up efforts in Calgary

July 19, 2013 - Red Cross was recently in the Calgary community of Bowness to distribute household cleanup kits to residents whose homes were affected by the flooding.
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From rodeo grounds to distribution centre in High River

July 16, 2013 - With most of the town still under water or severely damaged by the flood, finding a dry area to set up a distribution centre in High River seemed unlikely.
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Swimming lessons are for life

July 10, 2013 - An average of 400 Canadians drown each year. While the ability to swim is important, swimming skills alone aren’t always enough to save a life.
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