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Red Cross Presents Wisdom of the North Photo Exhibition at Nuit Blanche

This year, as part of Toronto’s art event Scotiabank Nuit Blanche held on October 4, Northern Ontario First Nation communities will be occupying space in downtown Toronto’s media-saturated entertainment district - front and centre, in a dramatic display contrasting the city’s busy streetscape.

FCL partnership helps with flood responses in Manitoba and Saskatchewan

With thanks to the support provided by Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), trained Red Cross volunteers responded immediately to the flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba with prepositioned goods such as cots, blankets, clean-up and hygiene kits.  Red Cross has already provided thousands of clean-up kits and hygiene kits to communities in both provinces.  Red Cross outreach teams are continuing to meet with families impacted by the flooding to determine what additional help will be needed as they begin to recover in the weeks and months ahead.

A small school with a whole lot of heart in Saskatchewan

For the past 38 years, four to five times a year, the Canadian Red Cross office in Saskatoon has been receiving letters from the Dinsmore Red Cross Youth. They are always in a child’s handwriting telling us what they’ve done to help others and include a donation from one of their recent fundraisers. The letters always have great personality and the kids are eager to share what they are doing.

Supporting families in need day at Walmart Canada

See pictures of Wa​lmart Canada's Supporting Families in Need Day on Saturday (June 28th) which took place in Walmart stores across Canada in celebration of 20 years in the country. Walmart Canada held the day to thank its customers for helping to raise money for its charities, including the Canadian Red Cross.

Walmart celebrates 20 years in Canada through supporting families in need

If you're planning a trip to Walmart in your near future, you may want to consider going tomorrow (June 28th) when the company shows its gratitude for 20 years in Canada. Tomorrow (Saturday), Walmart Canada is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Canada by holding Supporting Families in Need Day in Walmart stores across the country. 

Photos: Canada Cares concert in Toronto

Serena Ryder and Jully Black took the stage at the #CanadaCares concert in Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto last night. The event also highlighted the tremendous work of Canadian organizations in promoting maternal and child health.

Showing Canada cares with free outdoor concert on May 29th

What better way to celebrate Canada’s part in saving millions of lives than with the free #CanadaCares outdoor concert and family day. We hope you'll join us on May 29 in Toronto for a day of family activities and entertainment that will show how we're making a difference in the lives of women and children around the world.

Photo of the Day: Prime Minister meets with Red Crossers

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Red Crossers and visited a Red Cross warehouse facility in Mississauga yesterday. He was there to make an announcement about the government contribution to the Typhoon Haiyan relief fund for the Philippines. The Prime Minister welcomed the generosity of Canadians who contributed over $85 million in eligible donations that are being matched by the government.

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