Red Cross Stories (Page 6)

Canadian Red Cross Stories
Canadian Red Cross opens Italy Earthquake Appeal to support relief efforts

August 26, 2016 - Italian Red Cross rescue teams have been supporting the search and rescue effort after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in central Italy. Canadians can support relief efforts through the Italy Earthquake Appeal. 
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In photos: Newcomers take part in PEI water safety preparedness picnic

August 23, 2016 - Approximately 90 newcomers including Syrian refugees attended the Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Preparedness Picnic last weekend in Stratford, Prince Edward Island. With barbecued food, good company, fun games as well as information on water safety. Check out these great photos from the day!
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Life-saving mission begins in the Mediterranean as Red Cross launches rescue boat

August 16, 2016 - The Red Cross has launched its first search and rescue ship in a bid to save the lives of people crossing the Mediterranean seeking refuge and safety in Europe.
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A community health project

July 22, 2016 - In collaboration with the Le Granit healthcare and social services centre, the Red Cross developed a community health project in Lac-Mégantic for seniors, adults with a loss of independence, and their caregivers. The project is based on the existing Red Cross Arts and Crafts program. 
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Support for schools

July 22, 2016 - In the last three years, the Red Cross has contributed to 12 education projects. Isabelle Dagneau, Director of Complementary Education and Special Education Services at the Hauts-Cantons School Board, explained how the projects made a difference in Lac-Mégantic. 
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Alberta fires: expressions of support and compassion from donors to evacuees

June 28, 2016 - Canadians across the country came together to support evacuated residents from Fort McMurray. To date, more than $135 million has been raised by Canadians from coast to coast to support immediate emergency assistance, re-entry needs, and long-term community rebuilding for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
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Red Cross support comes full circle for volunteer in Fort McMurray

June 15, 2016 - In 2009, the Red Cross was there for Jillian Mullowney. Now a disaster management volunteer, Jillian shares her inspiration for working with the Red Cross, her experience helping support those impacted by the Alberta fires, and the day everything came full circle. 

 
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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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Red Cross responds to Fort McMurray fires, launches Alberta Fires Appeal

May 03, 2016 - A massive wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., has threatened a dozen communities in the area since it started spreading on May 1.
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Canadian Red Cross deploys field hospital to Ecuador

April 27, 2016 - The Canadian Red Cross has deployed its field hospital in a joint effort with the Mexican Red Cross and Colombian Red Cross, to help support communities affected by the devastating earthquake that struck on April 17. 
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