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A glimpse into a day of a Meals on Wheels volunteer

It’s Meals on Wheels Week , and we are taking the time to share with you stories about how this important program helps thousands of injured, frail and elderly people in Ontario. Our very own roving reporter, Jen Mayville, was a Meals on Wheels vo...

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After a summer of flooding, forest fires and tornadoes across western Canada, severe weather continues to wreak havoc with significant flooding in British Columbia’s coastal communities. Hundreds of people have been affected by the flooding, which...

Meals on Wheels

From time to time, you’ve heard us talk about Meals on Wheels on this blog. We do it because it’s a super important part of what we do at the Red Cross for our seniors and those with disabilities – helping them to live independently. The Ontario C...

October is Community Support Month

It’s Community Support Month in Ontario - an awareness initiative by the Ontario Community Support Association, about all the different programs and services to help people to live at home.  We thought it would be a great opportunity to share a glimp...

Worldwide Wrap Up

*The Worldwide Wrap-up is courtesy of our friend, Robin Parker from Red Cross in Oregon Welcome to the Worldwide Wrap-Up, in which we consolidate the international Red Cross and Red Crescent news into one list of bite-sized links for you. It's a n...

Engaging (YOU)th!

We’re back to school again and already our Red Cross Youth Action Groups are getting started. Youth Action Groups are an important part of building awareness and taking action on many global issues. We have also worked to improve our local communi...

Photo Tuesday: from Haiti

Every Tuesday, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! This week, we couldn't choose just one, so we're posting this set of new photos from Haiti. There are s...

“World Jazz for Haiti” CD launch party

  Last week, we told you about the “World Jazz for Haiti” CD – an initiative by Canadian jazz artists to raise funds for the Canadian Red Cross Haiti earthquake appeal.  The CD had its official launch party with a capacity crowd at Hugh’s R...

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