Red Cross Stories : Quebec (Page 2)

Canadian Red Cross Stories


A big-hearted family

July 03, 2015 -

In Kim Turmel’s family, 3:30 is when the girls get home from school. Snacks are quickly distributed, and the girls can play and relax until dinner. Today, Kim’s mother is not there, which is unusual because she is around almost every day to help Kim when her granddaughters get home. 

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National Volunteer Week Profile: Martin Minville

April 10, 2015 - Martin Minville has been a Red Cross volunteer for five years. Since day one, he has taken on the great responsibility of Team Leader and rallied the Rimouski volunteer team. He has put together a dedicated team he can count on during emergency responses.
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Rouge sur Blanc event raises over $28,000

September 30, 2014 - On Saturday, September 2, the Rouge sur Blanc event was held at the Grévin Museum in Montreal. The 2nd annual fundraising event of the Red Cross Young Leaders raised $28,265 for the Canadian Red Cross.
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The Red Cross aids 25 affected by a disaster in Trois-Rivières

September 12, 2014 - The volunteer team assessed the needs of each of the tenants, who were going through a difficult time, and offered Red Cross services such as emergency lodging, food and clothing for the next three days.
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The 15th Rio Tinto Alcan garage sale a huge success

September 10, 2014 - Saguenay – The 15th Rio Tinto Alcan garage sale in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean raised $55,369. All funds will be donated to the local United Way and Canadian Red Cross.
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National Volunteer Week profile: Marie-Ève Charest

April 10, 2014 -

This week, the Canadian Red Cross celebrates all volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014.  

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The Red Cross aids 61 affected by fire in Saint-Lambert

December 24, 2013 - Last night, 61 people lost everything in a massive blaze that destroyed their 45-unit apartment building. The Saint-Lambert Red Cross volunteers were mobilized immediately and began by providing moral support, warm blankets, and personal comfort kits to those affected by the fire and who were going through a difficult time. 
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Lac-Mégantic assistance program makes great strides

October 17, 2013 - As one of the largest non-profit organizations in the country, the Canadian Red Cross works tirelessly to provide aid and relief to those who need it most, both in Canada and abroad.
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A fire in downtown Saint-Donat

October 08, 2013 - Following the violent fire that destroyed several businesses and residences in downtown Saint-Donat in the Lanaudière region, Red Cross volunteers were quickly mobilized to help those who were affected.
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An eleventh-hour rescue

September 20, 2013 - Jonathan and his family wanted to share this gut-wrenching story to raise awareness about the importance of wearing a lifejacket. A must-read.
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