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Canadian Red Cross celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 10, 2015 - From April 12-18, 2015, the Canadian Red Cross celebrates National Volunteer Week to recognize its vast network of volunteers who contribute their time and energy to improving the lives of those in need across Canada.
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National Volunteer Week Profile: Dave and Dotti Penny

April 10, 2015 - Whether it’s running their own business, raising four children, helping house fire survivors on Prince Edward Island, or travelling for months together in a mobile home, Dave and Dotti Penny simply love sharing life together.
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National Volunteer Week Profile: Andrew MacPherson

April 10, 2015 -

Between shifts as a trauma and emergency physician  in Victoria, B.C. hospitals, helping injured skiers at Whistler-Blackcomb, and representing the Canadian Red Cross at medical conferences around the world, Andrew MacPherson has helped firmly establish the Canadian Red Cross as the number one provider of first aid and CPR training in Canada.


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National Volunteer Week Profile: Nico Lacetera

April 10, 2015 - Only a few short years after arriving to Canada from Italy, Nicolas Lacetera was looking for an opportunity to give back to his community. In September 2014, he joined the network of Red Cross volunteers - becoming  a valued addition to the Street Relief Team with the St. James Community Monday Breakfast Program, in downtown Toronto. Not only is he a welcome addition, but he has become someone whom the program relies and depends on for continued support.  
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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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Canadian Red Cross volunteers provide ‘care and compassion’ in Moncton

July 17, 2014 - In the days leading up to the service for three RCMP officers killed in the line of duty, the Canadian Red Cross was asked to assist in whatever way possible the thousands of law enforcement officers, fire fighters, paramedics, military personnel and search and rescue volunteers in attendance that day.
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National Volunteer Week profile: Krista McNutt

April 11, 2014 -

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


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