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Super Bowl worthy Red Cross TV spots

As all football fanatics know, this Sunday is Super Bowl XLV – the most important game of the year! And while millions of people tune-in to see the outcome of the game, many people also watch for the commercials. Super Bowl ads are known for being...

The Red Cross Round-up

*Written by Katie Robinson, communications coordinator with the Canadian Red Cross *  The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. PHILIPPINES: The Philippine Red Cross has delivere...

All eyes on Yasi

In Canada, as we’ve been bracing ourselves for winter weather, we’ve been watching news about our Sister Society across the globe in Australia as they prepare for Cyclone Yasi. Officials have predicted it will be one of the worst cyclones to hit nort...

Meet Sophie – the next generation of Red Cross supporters

Red Cross supporters come from all backgrounds and ages. One of our most devoted and youngest supporters is no doubt a 9-year-old named Sophie from Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Last week, Sophie battled a bit of shyness and nerves to stand in front of a ...

You know what lots of snow means: Snow people!

Parts of southwestern Ontario are preparing to be hit by a winter storm, possibly bringing 20-30 cm of snow. And while that amount of snow will make it difficult to get around, there is no better way to spend a snow day than building a snowperson in ...

The Red Cross Round-up

*Written by Katie Robinson, communications co-ordinator with the Canadian Red Cross The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. VIETNAM: On his first visit to Vietnam, Chinese movi...

What is the value of a Red Cross volunteer? A lot

If you could guess the economic worth of all Red Cross, Red Crescent volunteers around the world, what would you say? $100 million US? $500 million US? Try $6 billion US. Yes, you read that right. The International Federation of Red Cross and R...

What to wear when it’s cold out there

 “I don’t know what to wear.” As a young woman, I admit this is a phrase that I have said on more than one occasion. However, this morning, with temperatures in Toronto reaching -21C, it had a whole other meaning – warmth was my main focus, not so...

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