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Food Friday

*Every Friday we invite Red Crossers to share their favourite recipes, or recipes that remind them of the Red Cross. This Food Friday is a favourite of Red Crosser Nancy Twerdohlib. “This salad may sound a little strange, but any time I've made it...

Pizza delivery man saves heart attack victim

Check out this story from the Toronto Star about a guy who delivered a pizza to a heart attack victim and saved his life with CPR. Turns out the delivery man was a former paramedic, but you don’t need to be a paramedic to do CPR. Any one of us can...

A new partnership to blog about

 * Guest blog by Red Crosser Melanie Goodchild-Southwind, Senior Manager, First Nations Projects. The Canadian Red Cross in Ontario is making great strides in the work we do with our First Nations communities. We wanted to share with you news abou...

My first aid training saved my daughter

Just recently, Laura Edwards, a First Aid Co-ordinator in York Region, got a call from her daughter’s daycare that two-year-old Katelyn was having an allergic reaction to a bug bite.  Laura credits her first aid training for, quite possibly, saving h...

Red Cross Youth In Action

David Shen is not just an ordinary high school senior; he is a passionate Red Cross youth volunteer. As president of Milliken Mills Secondary School Red Cross Youth Action group, David has committed much of his energy to Red Cross and plans to keep t...

Disaster Dining brings you the Candwich!

If you've been following this blog regularly, then you know that we try to bring you a Red Cross recipe for “Food Friday.” You might also have seen our Roving Reporter Jen Mayville's post on Disaster Dining.  On that note, when I saw this post on the...

Volunteer Spotlight: Doris Barkley

A big congratulations goes to Red Cross volunteer, Doris Barkley, for recently being recognized for her work and dedication in volunteering for various organizations in Stratford. Doris recently received the Mother Theresa Faith in Action Award by t...

The Haiti web chat and Inside Disaster

Did you miss the Haiti web chat on Monday with our Director of Haiti Operations, Jean-Philippe Tizi? If so, you can still see the chat online. While we are on the topic of Haiti, I also wanted to share with you some clips from Inside Disaster, an ...

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