Red Cross Stories : Our Impact on the Ground (Page 5)

Canadian Red Cross Stories

Our Impact on the Ground

Arthur Peters looks back on the lasting influence of the Canadian Red Cross

December 31, 2012 - For Canadians like Arthur Peters, the services offered by the Canadian Red Cross provide help when it's most needed and make a significant impact on daily life.
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Man swims half way around Vancouver Island to raise awareness of water safety

December 31, 2012 - The water safety programs offered by the Canadian Red Cross help Canadians of all ages gain confidence and skills in swimming.
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Canadian Red Cross helps families in need in Sri Lanka

December 31, 2012 - Avishka and his father live in an apartment complex created by the Red Cross - it's one of many relief projects offered by the organization to help those affected by natural disasters in the country.
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Canadian Red Cross volunteer saves New Jersey man from choking

December 07, 2012 - Dedicated volunteers like Susan play an essential role in the Canadian Red Cross' efforts to help communities affected by emergencies and disasters.
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Canadian Red Cross volunteer inspired to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy

November 14, 2012 - More than 15,000 volunteers responded to the Hurricane Sandy relief effort, over 60 were with the Canadian Red Cross.
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Letter of Gratitude for the Transportation Services Program

October 15, 2012 - At 85, my mother's eyesight has started to fluctuate, making it stressful for her to drive. She decided to turn to the Red Cross for assistance.
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Patient receives vital support from the Health Equipment Loan Program

September 10, 2012 -

"I would wake up every day wondering how much pain I’d have that day. Will I be able to walk?" – Liz G., donor, supported by the Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program


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Canadian Red Cross supports Welland community after a devastating apartment fire

August 20, 2012 -

"The Red Cross has been so good to us," Steven says, trying to put into words what help from the organization has meant.


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A volunteer's experience of the Thunder Bay Flood

August 14, 2012 - Lisa was one of 160 hard-working, compassionate Red Cross volunteers who worked 16-hour days, in 38 degree weather, to help those in need.
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A dream home gone up in smoke

January 06, 2012 - Diane Pinsonneault and her partner Olivier Brais had just put up the curtains in their new Saint-Alphonse-de-Granby home when they smelled a slight odour of smoke.
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