Did you know the month of March is proclaimed as Red Cross Month? Every year, the Canadian Red Cross observes Red Cross month in March and honours the efforts undertaken by the Red Cross Movement to fulfill the humanitarian mission of the organization as a whole.

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Take a look at what different cities and regions are doing to recognize March as Red Cross month!

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In Ajax, two Canadian Red Cross volunteers, Tanya McLean and Dooness Chansingh, help raise the flag with the mayor and city council members.

Town hall in Kingston flies Red Cross flag

In Kingston, city hall bears the Red Cross flag to commemorate March as Red Cross Month.

In Cornwall, Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy, Ewen MacMillan, Priscilla Bouchard and Don Daugherty raised the Red Cross flag at City Hall on Monday, March 2. Read the full Cornwall Standard-Freeholder story about Red Cross vital services in the region.
  Durham Red Cross had a booth to celebrate Red Cross Month at the Pickering Town Centre.

PEI celebrates March is Red Cross Month

In Charlottetown, the public was invited to a Red Cross family fun day, with mascots, cotton candy and face painting. The Red Cross in PEI is also hosting a lottery until the end of the month with great prizes. All funds raised will go towards supporting Disaster Management Services.
 
In Newfoundland and Labrador, Red Cross supporters are encouraged to check out Bid for Humanity, an online auction with several great items available. Bids must be in before March 23!

Staff in Nova Scotia wear red in support of Red Cross Month

Staff and volunteers throughout Nova Scotia proudly wore red to show their support for Red Cross earlier this month, as we can see in this photo taken at the local Red Cross office in Bridgewater.