Red Cross Stories (Page 9)

Canadian Red Cross Stories
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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Ontario students use Red Cross training to prevent bullying and abuse

March 30, 2015 - Ontario school takes training from the Canadian Red Cross Beyond the Hurt program to start a school group focused on bullying prevention practices. The goal is to create safe environments free of violence – including abuse, bullying, and exploitation – through prevention, education and response. 
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Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement launches Words Against Ebola

March 23, 2015 - One year after the outbreak of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement launches an international awareness-raising campaign centered on using “the right words” to help end the disease. 
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Families begin rebuilding after Cyclone Pam destroys homes

March 18, 2015 - When Cyclone Pam made landfall on the archipelago of Vanuatu, it took only a few hours to shake houses and trees, destroying everything in its path.
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The Red Cross responds to Cyclone Pam

March 14, 2015 - Red Cross teams are assessing the impact of Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam after it made landfall in Vanuatu and Tuvalu in the South Pacific Ocean on Friday night. 
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Slideshow: Syria Crisis enters fifth year

March 05, 2015 - View a collection of Red Cross photos that spans the first four years of the conflict in Syria. Humanitarian needs in Syria and the surrounding regions are likely to continue to grow in 2015.
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Care, dignity and hope for Ebola patients

February 26, 2015 - “I knew it was different from the colds I have had in the past,” said Mustapha Mambu, after he started feeling the symptoms of Ebola.  
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