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Gift idea #3: Gifts for the fisherman

Maybe your dad is the guy angling for the big catch? As you may know, at RedCrossTalks we have been talking a lot about life jackets, so it’s only fitting that this Mustang Fisherman’s Vest make our list of Top 10 gift ideas for dad.

Gift Idea #9: Red polo

My grandfather used to always wear polos and since red is the colour of the Red Cross, why not a red golf shirt for your dad?

Here fishy, fishy, fishy – PFDs and machismo!

* Guest blog by Canadian Red Crosser, Melanie Goodchild-Southwind I don’t know about you but I know a lot of macho guys!  I am a biker girl, ride a Harley and I work for the Red Cross.  I love the summer.  I like to ride hard and in between scoots...

Your water safety photos

[slideshow] We asked our Red Cross staff, volunteers and friends to send in photos showing themselves and their families in shots depicting water safety. Check out this great collection of shots! We're still collecting photos - you can send them t...

National Water Safety Week, special note about children

This week is National Water Safety Week and you’re going to be hearing us talk lots about it on this blog.  We’re especially asking moms and dads to take a second to read our messages because studies show that infants and toddlers aged 1-4 years h...

The Red Cross wave

Check it out! We had photographer Johan Campbell take this shot of more than 100 Red Crossers at an AGM for senior volunteers this weekend in Toronto. Volunteers have come from across the province to brainstorm ideas, swap stories and plan for the fu...

9,000 pounds of pennies for Haiti

During the annual general meeting of Red Cross senior volunteers, one of our volunteers shared a story about fundraising for Haiti. Turns out two schools in Sarnia did a penny drive during the emergency. The result? 9,000 pounds of pennies. Yes...

Red Cross starts Haiti transitional shelters

[slideshow]* By Alex Wynter in Leogane, Petit-Goâve and Jacmel, Haiti. Photos by José Manuel Jiménez For the first time since the 12 January earthquake that devastated southern Haiti and left at least a million and a half homeless, the Red Cross i...

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