Red Cross Stories : Our Impact on the Ground

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Our Impact on the Ground

Recovery continues in Fort McMurray as Red Cross releases Alberta Fires One Year Report

May 03, 2017 - One year after a devastating wildfire swept through the Fort McMurray area, the Canadian Red Cross continues to support the people of Fort McMurray and area as they recover from the disaster.
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The Nepal Earthquake Two Years On: A long road to recovery

April 25, 2017 - On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced one of two devastating earthquakes that cost the lives of nearly 9,000 people and left 700,000 families displaced. Canadians were quick to help.
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Google.org awards Red Cross $250K grant to better prepare for next big disaster

March 30, 2017 - Pilot project to expand and improve existing Canadian Red Cross post-disaster digital assistance platform gets a big boost from Google.org Impact Challenge. 
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Red Cross volunteers provide care and assistance after fire destroys Quebec family’s home

January 27, 2017 - On a Sunday in October 2016, Cindy Baillargeon was stirred from her sleep by a 6 a.m. phone call.
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Holiday gifts that make a difference

December 15, 2016 - Sending a Canadian Red Cross gift of survival this holiday season has a direct impact on lives in Canada and around the world. Read how each gift makes a difference. 
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At first reluctant to ask for help, Fort McMurray man finds overwhelming support

October 26, 2016 - Everett Snow is a man who likes to give back as much as he can, and for this he credits the example set for him growing up. 
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Alberta Fires Appeal: Your donation in action

June 02, 2016 - As the Canadian Red Cross continues its response to massive wildfires in the Fort McMurray area, donations from generous and compassionate Canadians from across the country are helping to provide accommodations, food, water and supplies to evacuees. 
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Donor Story: A gift of an investment continues family ties to the Red Cross

February 09, 2016 - For Ms. Marjorie Putt, the Canadian Red Cross has always felt like a part of the family. She tells us why, at the age of 95, making a major financial donation to Canadian Red Cross is important to her. 
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Don’t miss out on your 2015 charitable tax credit

December 23, 2015 - The year is winding down and it’s time to relax a little. But before you settle down entirely you should make sure you maximize your 2015 tax credit with a donation to the Canadian Red Cross. 
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Red Cross highlights maternal, newborn and child health for International Development Week

January 30, 2015 -

Established by the Government of Canada, International Development Week is an opportunity to learn more about Canada’s role in international development and the important work that is being done in developing countries. 


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