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Canadian Red Cross campaign selected as an Honouree for Webby Awards

We  have some exciting news!  It has just been announced our Canadian Red Cross December online gift campaign When You Give, We Give  was  selected as an honouree at the 2013 Webby Awards.  The development of this site was a collaborative effort ...

Photo of the Day: Dedicated volunteer rewarded

April 21-27 is National Volunteer Week. We’re sharing stories from our volunteers across the country. For the past 14 years, Édouard Viau has been known and much appreciated around the Red Cross as a dedicated volunteer and a bit of a jack of ...

Photo of the Day: Canadian Red Crosser awarded with Diamond Jubilee Medal

Photo credit: IFRC Howard Arfin, posing above with CBC’s Peter Mansbridge, received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for bringing recognition to Canada through his work internationally with the Red Cross. Howard has a long history wit...

Photo of the Day: Laureen Harper helps launch Tiffany Circle in B.C.

Honorary Chair, Mrs. Laureen Harper, welcomed the three newest members of the Tiffany Circle at an event held at U.S. Consul General Anne Callaghan’s home last week. Launched in Canada in 2011, the Tiffany Circle is an international network of wo...

Nominate a youth making a difference

Guest entry by Melanie MacDonald, Communications Coordinator, Atlantic Canada Lauren Chartrand has proved that even at the tender age of 14, it’s possible to make a difference in your community. Lauren joined the Canadian Red Cross’ Beyond the Hur...

Photo of the Day: 99 and still going strong!

Guest entry by Randie Anderson, Communications Coordinator, AlbertaAt 99 years old, Ethel Currie may have to modify the type of work she does, but she still remains active in her service as a Canadian Red Cross volunteer. Ethel was recently awarde...

Volunteer Spotlight: Frank Draper receives Diamond Jubilee medal from the Canadian Red Cross

Timmins volunteer Frank Draper has served the Red Cross for 57 years, starting in 1955 after he served in the medical branch of the Air Force. He started volunteering as a First Aid instructor, then got involved in Disaster Management, served on ...

Photo of the Day: Celebrating humanitarians in New Brunswick

Guest entry by Melanie MacDonald, Communications Coordinator in Atlantic Canada Last night, the Canadian Red Cross in New Brunswick hosted its annual Humanitarian Award dinner. The evening's gracious emcee, Geoff Britt snapped this shot of the 2012 ...

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