Red Cross Stories : Our Impact on the Ground

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Our Impact on the Ground

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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Hope and home restored

November 18, 2014 - When Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on November 8, 2013, Manuel Beron’s house was among the one million homes damaged or destroyed by the strong winds. 

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A new livelihood

November 18, 2014 - Maria Redubla Liporada is just thankful she survived. Her community in the Philippines was hit hard by Typhoon Haiyan.
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Ready to respond

November 18, 2014 - Aid worker Sebastien Jouffroy was sent to help run the Canadian Red Cross field hospital after Typhoon Haiyan hit. Inside the white tents, Red Cross staff provided life-saving treatment to patients.
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Kenyan women seek peace by starting a mixed-tribe group to grind maize to flour

April 01, 2014 - After clashes between Pokomo agriculturalists and Orma pastoralists affected Tana Delta district in late 2012, the Kenya Red Cross, through funding from the Canadian Red Cross, introduced the Tana Delta Violence Prevention Project. 
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